We heard the other guys were going to pie him at noon, so we SENT him to hurl the pie at them, earlier!! Machiavelli, eat your heart out.
the tip (of a spear, etc.)
|さき ( にｘｘｘ )||
this expression sucks. It means 'just a little while earlier in time,' but it ALSO means, 'just a little farther along in space.' Sorry. If you're on an elevator and want to say, "You go ahead and get off first, please," You'd say お先にどぞ。 Sheesh.
last year. PSYCHE。 you didn't think it would be that logical? last year is 去年：きょねん.
|先||earlier/ the tip||LEGS OPEN|
|失||miss out on||LEGS CLOSED|
1) Probably the first time you saw "先" , you were looking at the word for teacher (sensei)-- 先生
2) MISS is basically SENSEI but with its legs closer together. Therefore,
3) I missed out on sex with teacher because she kept her LEGS CLOSED.