Definition Of preambles
a preliminary or preparatory statement; an introduction.
what she said was by way of a preamble
Example Of preambles
After a pleasant preamble by a stream, a strenuous uphill section over rough lava flows brings you to the South Crater.
And yet we have no knowledge of how war this time around might look; only that the soft preamble is somehow more menacing than sabre-rattling.
Firstly, the verbal preambles to nearly all of his songs seemed very long and involved - a shortcoming of many singer/song-writers.
he could tell that what she said was by way of a preamble
He responds with a careful preamble about the refined admissions process Oxford has put in place.