PAST: The sign for "past" is
made by moving your dominant hand over your dominant shoulder. Your palm should face your body. The more emphasis you give the motion
and/or the larger movement you use indicates further into the past:
"last" as in "last night"
Use to be...
A while back...
Once upon a time, long, long, ago...
Hey man, that's ancient history!
Note: If you mean "before" as in "before you do
that you should do this..." you should use the sign
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