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precede
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1984 (Nineteen Eighty-Four) by Orwell
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  • There it lay, fixed in future times, preceding death as surely as 99 precedes 100.
  • There it lay, fixed in future times, preceding death as surely as 99 precedes 100.
  • It always meant victory when a trumpet-call preceded the news.
  • In the preceding quarter, it appeared, the Tenth Three-Year Plan’s quota for bootlaces had been overfulfilled by 98 per cent. He examined the chess problem and set out the pieces.

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

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