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precede
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Great Expectations
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  • She locked it after admitting me, as she had done before, and again preceded me into the dark passage where her candle stood.
  • "Yes!" said he, facing round, after doggedly preceding me a few steps towards the house.
  • That matter of Herbert’s was still progressing, and everything with me was as I have brought it down to the close of the last preceding chapter.

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  • Stone tools preceded bronze tools.
  • In English, most adjectives precede the noun they modify.

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