The Chinese word 前面 means “in front” or “ahead”. It is often used to indicate a physical location or direction, such as “the store is ahead of us” or “walk straight ahead”. It can also be used in a figurative sense, such as “the solution to the problem is in front of us” or “the answer is right in front of your eyes”. In general, 前面 is a versatile word that can be used in a variety of contexts to describe things that are located or happening in front of the speaker.
Location: ahead, in front
|他坐在我前面||tā zuò zài wǒ qiánmiàn||He is sitting in front of me|
|这个商店在街道的前面||zhège shāngdiàn zài jiēdào de qiánmiàn||This store is in front of the street|
|我们的酒店就在公园的前面||wǒmen de jiǔdiàn jiù zài gōngyuán de qiánmiàn||Our hotel is right in front of the park|
|她的房间在楼梯的前面||tā de fángjiān zài lóutī de qiánmiàn||Her room is in front of the staircase|
|请坐在我前面的椅子上||qǐng zuò zài wǒ qiánmiàn de yǐzi shàng||Please sit on the chair in front of me|
|在前面的路口向左转||zài qiánmiàn de lùkǒu xiàng zuǒ zhuǎn||Turn left at the intersection ahead|
|他在前面走得很快||tā zài qiánmiàn zǒu de hěn kuài||He is walking quickly in front|
|前面的红灯亮了||qiánmiàn de hóngdēng liàng le||The red light ahead is on|
前面 is part of HSK Level 1 in HSK 2.0. In the newer HSK 3.0 it is part of HSK Level 3.