Earlier in a sentence 🔊

Definition of Earlier

comparative form of early: more early | occurring previously | comparative form of early: more early

Short Example Sentence for Earlier

  • 1. That was my earlier mistake. 🔊
  • 2. Development of a much earlier machine. 🔊
  • 3. He might have found it in a hundred earlier writers. 🔊
  • 4. I thought and went back to his earlier point. 🔊
  • 5. The earlier chapters could hardly have been better. 🔊
  • 6. But Joan had no ears for the earlier tragedy. 🔊
  • 7. You are a day earlier than I expected. 🔊
  • 8. Maybe earlier would've been better. 🔊
  • 9. At the earlier period the postmaster of the day was allowed 1 per cent. 🔊
  • 10. He told him of his own earlier privations, of his labors, of his ambitions. 🔊
  • 11. The Ravensbrook of my earlier memories was a beautiful stream. 🔊
  • 12. Mrs. Bentley had gone out earlier in the afternoon, and had not come in. 🔊
  • 13. I do not remember anything of my father's earlier and more energetic time. 🔊

How to use Earlier in Sentence?

  • 1. She avoided that parlor whenever possible, having earlier exhausted its charms. 🔊
  • 2. The tailor rose earlier than usual that day, for he wished to catch a glimpse of the brownies. 🔊
  • 3. A bustle was heard, and he beheld the horseman of his earlier dream again led along a captive. 🔊
  • 4. In his gay and gallant youth there was, however, a quality which partook of earlier times. 🔊
  • 5. Probably, however, the postboys who carried the mails in earlier days rode up the steep incline. 🔊
  • 6. I had arrived on an earlier train, with some old prints that I wanted to show him. 🔊
  • 7. Ours is not a new reading of the earlier relations of the United States with the Barbary powers. 🔊
  • 8. What troubles were encountered in the earlier forms of granular carbon transmitters and how were they overcome? 🔊
  • 9. His correspondence towards the close of his life shows a marked improvement in style over that of his earlier years. 🔊
  • 10. Though depositors were still drawing out their money, the scene outside was very different from that which he had witnessed earlier in the day. 🔊
  • 11. The earlier debt was now hopelessly out of his reach, and seemed to represent a social plane from which he had for ever fallen. 🔊
  • 12. He entirely withdrew his earlier supposition that she was a woman of the world, in spite of the evidence of travel and experience. 🔊
  • 13. Certainly in their serene and sentimental association she had stumbled on no hidden fires, no reddening embers of that earlier passion. 🔊
  • 14. Perhaps, he thought, if he had had such a creature to love him in earlier days, he might not have been where he was now. 🔊
  • 15. By this arrangement letters from Portsmouth were received in this city two days earlier than before. 🔊
  • 16. Still at the window, he aimlessly gaped out through its portal and added to the earlier tracings of thought regarding his intuitive lore. 🔊
  • 17. In the earlier forms of granular-carbon transmitters a great deal of trouble was experienced due to the so-called packing of the instrument. 🔊
  • 18. And as in the earlier days, while the men got down their firearms to clean them, the women rolled up their sleeves and settled down to work. 🔊
  • 19. In those earlier days he was a picture to look at, for beauty of feature, perfection of form and grace of carriage and movement. 🔊
  • 20. I had often ridden beside her on our marches, especially in the earlier days, when she had not so many to claim her words and counsels. 🔊
  • 21. So I was able to shake off that earlier fear of some final and irrevocable destruction truncating all my schemes. 🔊
  • 22. If forced to carry too much current, however, the same frying or sizzling sound is noticeable as in the earlier types. 🔊
  • 23. His own inherited martial spirit had vaguely approved; he, too, in those earlier days, had felt the sunlight upon his rapier. 🔊
  • 24. I had studied some about him earlier in the day; enough so that I had thrown a piece of poisoned meat near the upper trail. 🔊
  • 25. Mr. Henry James has never gathered into a book from the back-numbers of magazines the half of his earlier efforts. 🔊
  • 26. He had waked ten years earlier to the loveliness of Amy, and five years later to the beauty of Ethel. 🔊
  • 27. My earlier love affairs were encounters of sex, under conditions of furtiveness and adventure that made them things in themselves, restricted and unilluminating. 🔊