1. Before means earlier than.
We must leave before four o'clock.
2. Before can mean in a more important position than.
She is so ambitious that she puts her job before her family.
3. Before can mean facing.
The handsome singer had many adoring fans before him.
4. Before can mean in the future.
The bride smiled as she thought of the happiness before her.
5. Before can mean in the presence of.
I was told to appear before the judge.
Common Workout Mistakes Made by Men
Doing too much too soon
One of the most common weight loss challenges that men face is the pressure to be tough. Men are macho, so they might push too hard, go too heavy or do too much too fast and then burn out or get injured, says fat loss expert Tom Venuto. He recommends consistency and steady improvement for longterm results.