提前 tí qián: Meaning and Pronunciation / HSK 4

提前 (tí qián) English Meaning

  • to shift to an earlier date
  • to bring forward
  • to advance
  • in advance

Traditional Characters:  提前

提 forms words in:

HSK 3, HSK 4, HSK 5 and HSK 6.  CLICK HERE to see them all.

前 forms words in:

HSK 1, HSK 3, HSK 4, HSK 5 and HSK 6.  CLICK HERE to see them all.

Sample Sentences

  • 这项工程提前完工。
    Zhè xiàng gōngchéng tíqián wángōng.
    The project was completed ahead of the schedule.
  • 你应该提前付租金。
    Nǐ yīnggāi tíqián fù zūjīn.
    You should pay your rent in advance.
  • 第一季度的租金提前支付。
    Dì yī jìdù de zūjīn tíqián zhīfù.
    The first quarter’s rent is payable in advance.
  • 她提前一小时完成了工作。
    Tā tíqián yī xiǎoshí wánchéngle gōngzuò.
    She finished her work an hour in advance.
  • 如有必要,现在就可提前装船。
    Rú yǒu bìyào, xiànzài jiù kě tíqián zhuāng chuán.
    Advance shipment is now possible if required.
  • 我若拜访你,会让你提前知道的。
    Wǒ ruò bàifǎng nǐ, huì ràng nǐ tíqián zhīdào de.
    If I visit you, i’ll let you know in advance.
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Stroke Order & Character Components

提 (tí): to carry (hanging down from the hand); to lift; to put forward; to mention; to raise (an issue); upwards character stroke; lifting brush stroke (in painting); scoop for measuring liquid

  • 扌 (shou): hand
  • 是 (shì): to be; yes

前 (qián): ahead; front; forward; first; top (followed by a number); future; ago; before; BC (e.g. 前293年); former; formerly

  • (ha): eight / separate
  • (yī): one
  • (yuè): moon
  • (dāo): knife

Links to all HSK Words & Lists Containing 提

HSK 3 Word List

HSK 4 Word List

HSK 5 Word List

HSK 6 Word List

Links to all HSK Words & Lists Containing 前

HSK 1 Word List

HSK 3 Word List

HSK 4 Word List

HSK 5 Word List

HSK 6 Word List

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