Associated verb: to be ahead, lead (s) أَمّ
بَلْ يُرِيدُ الْإِنسَانُ لِيَفْجُرَ أَمَامَه But man wishes to do wrong (even) in the time in front of him – Quran 75:5
عن سالم ، عن أبيه ، قال : رأيت النبي صلى الله عليه وسلم وأبا بكر وعمر يمشون أمام الجنازة On the authority of Salim, from his father, he said, “I saw the Prophet, God bless him and grant him peace, and Abu Bakr and Umar walking in front of a funeral.” – Sunan Abi Dawud
أردوغان أمام الآلاف من اتباعه: لست ديكتاتورا ومن واجبي فض الاعتصام Erdogan in front of thousands of his followers: I’m not a dictator; it is my duty to break up the protest – BBC News, Arabic
Did you know…
When you want to caution someone, or warn them of something, you can say أَمَامَك , which is literally in front of you, but is used to mean look out!