Idiom:  in advance


Idiom:  in advance

  • before something happens

Example sentences

— In order to attend the event, you must pay all the fees in advance.

— We need to have your speech in advance so it can be translated into Spanish.

— We should buy our tickets in advance if we want to get good seats.

— The author will be signing books in advance of his presentation and a reception will follow afterwards.

— I thought they were going to give us the welcome packet in advance but I was told we'll get it on the first day of the seminar.

— Since our kids were going to have to change schools, we went to Barcelona a month in advance to help them get familiar with our new home.

— You'll need to pay the rest of the balance in advance or you will forfeit your reservation and deposit.

— I hope they will open the theater doors in advance. My uncle uses a wheelchair and it takes us a while to get settled.

— We prefer to see the hotel in advance, so would it be possible for us to come by tomorrow afternoon to see what the one-bedroom and junior suites are like?

— If you pay in advance, you'll get a 20% discount on your order. 

— Of course those students did well on the exam. Someone from first period gave them the questions in advance and they prepared their answers during lunch.


  • ahead of time

Get our free idioms in pictures ebook

You might like these idioms

More idioms will be added in the future so check back frequently or sign-up for my free newsletter to learn about new updates to my website.

  1. Home Page
  2.  ›
  3. Idioms List
  4.  ›
  5. Idiom: in advance