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adverb as in sooner than

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Three times,” he says angrily, “thou shalt betray me ere the cock crows.

Perhaps you will understand now that you ought to have asked my business ere you proposed to hang me off hand.

The pool was drained in 1866, and, having been filled up, its site will ere long be covered with streets of houses.

It burst upon them ere long with awful fury and grandeur, the elements warring with incredible vehemence.

A month later, he turned sharp round, ere half a morning walk was completed, and stumped back to the house.

"I supposed you 'adn't, as 'e ain't 'ere, with yer ma," replied the young person.


On this page you'll find 6 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to ere, such as: before, prior, and rather.

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