Up to the time of (something happening).
''If you can wait until after my meeting with her, we'll talk then.''
(quote-journal)| volume=189| issue=3| page=21| magazine=(w)| title=Our banks are out of control| passage=Seeing the British establishment struggle with the financial sector is like watching an alcoholic …. Until 2008 there was denial over what finance had become. When a series of bank failures made this impossible, there was widespread anger, leading to the public humiliation of symbolic figures.
Before (a time).
(quote-book)| title=(w)|chapter=1| passage=I was about to say that I had known the Celebrity from the time he wore kilts. But I see I will have to amend that, because he was not a celebrity then, nor, indeed, did he achieve fame until some time after I left New York for the West.
(quote-journal)| title=Japan pockets the subsidy …| passage=Across Japan, technology companies and private investors are racing to install devices that until recently they had little interest in: solar panels. Massive solar parks are popping up as part of a rapid build-up that one developer likened to an "explosion."
To; physically towards.
(RQ:Spenser Faerie Queene)
Up to the time that (a condition becomes true).
- It was April 22, 1831, and a young man was walking down Whitehall in the direction of Parliament Street.(nb..). He halted opposite the Privy Gardens, and, with his face turned skywards, listened until the sound of the Tower guns smote again on the ear and dispelled his doubts.
Before (a condition becoming true).