antes que/antes de

LilouC1Kwiziq community member

antes que/antes de

Hello, in this example linked to the lesson : So my question is when is it antes de and when is it antes que ? Is antes de only for temporal subjects (antes de la cena...) ? And is there also después que ? Thank you.

No es justo que vosotros antes que nosotros. (It's not fair that you'll die before us.) HINT: Conjugate "morir" in El Presente de Subjuntivo.


Asked 4 months ago
InmaKwiziq team member

Hola Lilou

To say "before/after + a noun", we use "antes de/después de + a noun", for example:

Antes del desayuno siempre salgo a correr. 

(Before breakfast I always go for a run.)

Después de la cena veremos la película.

(After dinner we'll watch the film.)

If we want to say (as it is the case in your sentence) "before/after + a pronoun", we can use:

antes que yo/ después que yo

antes de mí / después de mí

antes que tú / después que tú

antes de ti / después de ti

antes que él/ella/nosotros/vosotros/ellos;  después que él/ella/nosotros/vosotros/ellos

I hope this clarifies it,

Saludos

Inma

antes que/antes de

Hello, in this example linked to the lesson : So my question is when is it antes de and when is it antes que ? Is antes de only for temporal subjects (antes de la cena...) ? And is there also después que ? Thank you.

No es justo que vosotros antes que nosotros. (It's not fair that you'll die before us.) HINT: Conjugate "morir" in El Presente de Subjuntivo.


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