preposition bipo, pinis, bipotaim
- before Monday bipo long Mande
- the day before yesterday asde bipo, hap asde
- two weeks before bipo long tupela wik
- I had seen the book before.
Mi lukim dispela buk pinis.
- You did this same thing before.
Bipotaim yu mekim olsem.
- Before the men of the village used to fight.
Bipo ol man bilong ples i save pait.
conjunction bipo long
- Before leaving, I locked the windows.
Bipo long taim mi go, mi lokim ol windo.
- Before he came, I saw him.
Bipo long taim em i kam, mi lukim em.