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    before and earlier

    Hi,

    I heard this on TV said by a commentator.

    'She is the girl who sang before'. The girl sang twice in the event. The remark was made on her second appearance. My question is - Is it appropriate to use the adverb 'before'? Should 'earlier' replace it?

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    Re: before and earlier

    Quote Originally Posted by sebayanpendam View Post
    Hi,

    I heard this on TV, said by a commentator.

    'She is the girl who sang before'. The girl sang twice in the event. The remark was made on her second appearance. My question is - Is it appropriate to use the adverb 'before'? yes Should 'earlier' replace it?
    You can use either one.
    Thanks.
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