Above and Before


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Above adverb – To or in a higher place.
Before is a synonym for above in time topic. In some cases you can use "Before" instead the word "Above" as a preposition or an adverb or an adjective, when it comes to topics like earlier, more than, superior to.
Synonyms for Above


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Before adverb – So as to precede something in order of time.
Above is a synonym for before in in preference to topic. You can use "Above" instead the word "Before" as a preposition or an adverb or an adjective.
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  • Hunter: *a short time after the above, after Sparx explains the situation* We have to rescue him before it's too late!
  • Animal Battle Aura The first time he taps into its chakra, his Battle Aura briefly forms an enormous demonic fox head above him before subsiding.
  • The second time happens right before the event spoilered in the above paragraph, because Imca tries to settle the score with Selvaria before the latter can flee to The Empire.
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