after

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UK:*UK and possibly other pronunciationsUK and possibly other pronunciations/ˈɑːftər/US:USA pronunciation: IPA and respellingUSA pronuncation: IPA/ˈæftɚ/ ,USA pronunciation: respelling(aftər, äf-)


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after

Most examples are given in US English. We have labeled exceptions as UK.
prep
  1. after the [movie, meeting, vacation, class]
  2. tell me after [class]
  3. after the [end, last]
  4. after [lunch, sunset]
  5. [day, week] after [day, week]
  6. life after [death, divorce, 40]
  7. [money] comes after [health]
  8. [asked, inquired] after you
  9. a [man, woman] after my own heart
  10. came one after another
  11. [one] comes after [the other]
  12. [cleans, tidies up] after [him, himself]
  13. [closed the door, turned off the lights] after her
  14. after all, (it's worth a try, she is your sister)
  15. after all his [troubles, worries, problems]
  16. after what [has happened, she said]
  17. (not) after [what, all that's] happened
  18. after all I've done for you!
  19. named after [her grandfather, his father, their favorite singer]
  20. after you, [please, I insist]
  21. after [a while, a few minutes, an hour]
  22. after his [arrival, death]
  23. after [arriving]
  24. then, after that
  25. she's after [me, your job, a pay raise]
  26. what are you after?
adv
  1. [placed, ranked, positioned] after
  2. placed [shortly, immediately, long] after
  3. lived happily ever after
  4. now and [for ever, forever] after
conj
  1. after you have [finished, tidied up]
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