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precede
used in A Streetcar Named Desire

4 uses
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Definition
to go or do before
  • After all, that would be a bad incident to precede the Boss's all-South-wide to appearance ... and they all know it.
    2.2 — Act 2 Scene 2 (76% in)
  • The table is sloppy with remains of breakfast and the debris of the preceding night, and Stanley's gaudy pyjamas lie across the threshold of the bathroom.
    3.4 — Act 3 Scene 4 (3% in)
  • [Blanche precedes him into the kitchen.
    3.6 — Act 3 Scene 6 (24% in)
  • During the preceding scenes, the Matron catches hold of Blanche's arm and prevents her flight.
    3.11 — Act 3 Scene 11 (84% in)

There are no more uses of "precede" in A Streetcar Named Desire.

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