Examples of precede in a Sentence
- Minutes before 10:30 p.m. in China, the stadium pulsed with the emotions that always precede a 100-meter final. —Tim Layden, Sports Illustrated, 25 Aug. 2008
- But research has now shown that so-called responses to rhythm actually precede the external beat. We anticipate the beat … —Oliver Sacks, Musicophilia, 2007
- The print media ape the manners of television, and on television form precedes content, emotion replaces thought, legend substitutes for history, fiction dictates to fact. —Lewis H. Lapham, Harper's, September 1998
Riots preceded the civil war.
She preceded him into the room.
The country became more conservative in the years that preceded his election.
The new mayor is very different from the person who preceded her in office.
The meeting was preceded by a brief welcoming speech.
The chairman preceded the meeting with a brief welcoming speech.
Recent Examples of precede from the Web
Unlike the single-sided keys preceding it, this one has cuts on both sides, allowing it to be inserted into the tumbler in either orientation.
That said, this document departs in substance from those preceding it in at least three important ways.
Though many — including Britney Spears, Mariah Carey, and Jennifer Lopez — have preceded her as Sin City headliners, Gaga’s foray into the Vegas spotlight charts new territory for mainstream pop acts.
In October, The New Yorker reported that people who had worked for Harvey Weinstein were examining their role in enabling a boss whose reputation preceded him.
Rogue One immediately precedes the story of A New Hope and mostly focuses on new players including Jyn Erso (Felicity Jones) and Cassian Andor (Diego Luna).
Americans are evenly split over whether torture is acceptable in some circumstances, according to a Pew Research Center poll taken in the two weeks preceding the 2016 elections.
Another coaching casualty of rivalry game A USC win over UCLA has immediately preceded the firings of three consecutive UCLA coaches.
That comes after some areas of the state were left with dangerously low supplies immediately preceding and following Hurricane Irma.
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Origin and Etymology of precede
First Known Use: 15th centurySee Words from the same year
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