English The Easy Way



Following - Next - Preceding


Following – is the next thing in a specific order

  •    February is the month following January.
  •    We will meet the following week.
  •    The new teaching is following the same order, as the old teacher.

Next – come right after something or someone; please note "next" does not have to be a specific order

  •    I am the next person in line.
  •    I get off the bus at the next stop.
  •    What are you going to do next?

Preceding – is used for something or someone, comes before something or someone,

  •    There was a fire preceding a big noise
  •    There was a big dinner preceding the football game.
  •    We TV program will return preceding the commercials.




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