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after preppreposition: Relates noun or pronoun to another element of sentence--for example, "a picture of John," "She walked from my house to yours." (time: later)na voorz.
 We can discuss it more after lunch.
after preppreposition: Relates noun or pronoun to another element of sentence--for example, "a picture of John," "She walked from my house to yours." (because of)na voorz.
 After all of our advice, he finally changed his mind.
after conjconjunction: Connects words, clauses, and sentences--for example, "and," "but," "because," "in order that." (time: when, if)nadat vw
 You can watch TV after you've eaten.
after preppreposition: Relates noun or pronoun to another element of sentence--for example, "a picture of John," "She walked from my house to yours." (next in series)na voorz.
 The letter 'c' comes after the letter 'b'.
 
Aanvullende vertalingen
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after adjadjective: Describes a noun or pronoun--for example, "a tall girl," "an interesting book," "a big house." (next, later)later bn
 He was wild in his youth but settled down in after years.
after adjadjective: Describes a noun or pronoun--for example, "a tall girl," "an interesting book," "a big house." (nautical: farther aft) (schepen)in het achteruit
 A gym is located in the after part of the ship.
after adjadjective: Describes a noun or pronoun--for example, "a tall girl," "an interesting book," "a big house." (aeronautics: farther aft)achterste gedeelte van het vliegtuig
 There's a bullet hole in the after part of the plane.
after advadverb: Describes a verb, adjective, adverb, or clause--for example, "come quickly," "very rare," "happening now," "fall down." (behind)erna bw
  achterna bw
 We'll go first and you can follow after.
after advadverb: Describes a verb, adjective, adverb, or clause--for example, "come quickly," "very rare," "happening now," "fall down." US (time: later)erna bw
  later bn
 He walked off in anger but came back two hours after.
after preppreposition: Relates noun or pronoun to another element of sentence--for example, "a picture of John," "She walked from my house to yours." (position: behind)achter voorz.
 Could you close the door after you, please?
after preppreposition: Relates noun or pronoun to another element of sentence--for example, "a picture of John," "She walked from my house to yours." (in search of)achterna bn
 He went off after another loaf of bread.
after preppreposition: Relates noun or pronoun to another element of sentence--for example, "a picture of John," "She walked from my house to yours." (lower in rank)onder voorz.
 A lieutenant comes after a captain.
after preppreposition: Relates noun or pronoun to another element of sentence--for example, "a picture of John," "She walked from my house to yours." (in the style of)naar voorz.
  in de stijl van bn
 Painting by Smith, after Monet.
after preppreposition: Relates noun or pronoun to another element of sentence--for example, "a picture of John," "She walked from my house to yours." (asking about)naar voorz.
 She was asking after your mother. What should I tell her?
after preppreposition: Relates noun or pronoun to another element of sentence--for example, "a picture of John," "She walked from my house to yours." (named for)naar voorz.
 Judith is named after her grandmother.
after preppreposition: Relates noun or pronoun to another element of sentence--for example, "a picture of John," "She walked from my house to yours." (in accord with)naar voorz.
 Now there's a man after my own heart!
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daarna bw (vervolgens)after, afterwards advadverb: Describes a verb, adjective, adverb, or clause--for example, "come quickly," "very rare," "happening now," "fall down."
  next advadverb: Describes a verb, adjective, adverb, or clause--for example, "come quickly," "very rare," "happening now," "fall down."
 
Aanvullende vertalingen
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nadien bw formeel (daarna, later)after advadverb: Describes a verb, adjective, adverb, or clause--for example, "come quickly," "very rare," "happening now," "fall down."
  subsequently advadverb: Describes a verb, adjective, adverb, or clause--for example, "come quickly," "very rare," "happening now," "fall down."
nadat vw (na het genoemde)after conjconjunction: Connects words, clauses, and sentences--for example, "and," "but," "because," "in order that."
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aarden naar ww+vz (zelfde karaktertrekken vertonen als)take after vtr phrasal insepphrasal verb, transitive, inseparable: Verb with adverb(s) or preposition(s), having special meaning, not divisible--for example,"go with" [=combine nicely]: "Those red shoes don't go with my dress." NOT [S]"Those red shoes don't go my dress with."[/S]
achter elkaar bn/bw (de een na de ander)one after another advadverb: Describes a verb, adjective, adverb, or clause--for example, "come quickly," "very rare," "happening now," "fall down."
  on end advadverb: Describes a verb, adjective, adverb, or clause--for example, "come quickly," "very rare," "happening now," "fall down."
  consecutively advadverb: Describes a verb, adjective, adverb, or clause--for example, "come quickly," "very rare," "happening now," "fall down."
achter iets zitten onoverg. uitdr. (ergens achteraan gaan)go after something v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end."
achternagaan overg. ww (volgen)go after vtr phrasal insepphrasal verb, transitive, inseparable: Verb with adverb(s) or preposition(s), having special meaning, not divisible--for example,"go with" [=combine nicely]: "Those red shoes don't go with my dress." NOT [S]"Those red shoes don't go my dress with."[/S]
  chase vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat."
  follow vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat."
dag na dag bw (elke dag opnieuw)day after day advadverb: Describes a verb, adjective, adverb, or clause--for example, "come quickly," "very rare," "happening now," "fall down."
de één na de ander bw (met velen na mekaar)one after the other advadverb: Describes a verb, adjective, adverb, or clause--for example, "come quickly," "very rare," "happening now," "fall down."
 Door de epidemie stierf de één na de ander.
genoemd zijn naar overg. uitdr. (de naam krijgen van iemand anders)be named after v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end."
genoemd zijn naar overg. uitdr. (de naam afgeleid van een andere naam)be named after v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end."
hoeden overg. ww (bewaken)tend vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat."
  watch over vtr phrasal insepphrasal verb, transitive, inseparable: Verb with adverb(s) or preposition(s), having special meaning, not divisible--for example,"go with" [=combine nicely]: "Those red shoes don't go with my dress." NOT [S]"Those red shoes don't go my dress with."[/S]
  look after vtr phrasal insepphrasal verb, transitive, inseparable: Verb with adverb(s) or preposition(s), having special meaning, not divisible--for example,"go with" [=combine nicely]: "Those red shoes don't go with my dress." NOT [S]"Those red shoes don't go my dress with."[/S]
iets hebben van overg. uitdr. (lijken op)look like vi + prep
  bear resemblance to v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end."
  take after vtr phrasal insepphrasal verb, transitive, inseparable: Verb with adverb(s) or preposition(s), having special meaning, not divisible--for example,"go with" [=combine nicely]: "Those red shoes don't go with my dress." NOT [S]"Those red shoes don't go my dress with."[/S]
immers bw (toch)after all advadverb: Describes a verb, adjective, adverb, or clause--for example, "come quickly," "very rare," "happening now," "fall down."
  indeed advadverb: Describes a verb, adjective, adverb, or clause--for example, "come quickly," "very rare," "happening now," "fall down."
keer na keer bw (telkens opnieuw)time after time, again and again advadverb: Describes a verb, adjective, adverb, or clause--for example, "come quickly," "very rare," "happening now," "fall down."
  time and again advadverb: Describes a verb, adjective, adverb, or clause--for example, "come quickly," "very rare," "happening now," "fall down."
keer op keer bw (telkens opnieuw)time after time, again and again advadverb: Describes a verb, adjective, adverb, or clause--for example, "come quickly," "very rare," "happening now," "fall down."
  time and again advadverb: Describes a verb, adjective, adverb, or clause--for example, "come quickly," "very rare," "happening now," "fall down."
komen na ww+vz (volgen op)come after vi + prep
na een poosje vz+lidw+nw het (na verloop van tijd)after a while advadverb: Describes a verb, adjective, adverb, or clause--for example, "come quickly," "very rare," "happening now," "fall down."
na een tijdje vz+lidw+nw het (na verloop van tijd)after a while advadverb: Describes a verb, adjective, adverb, or clause--for example, "come quickly," "very rare," "happening now," "fall down."
  after some time advadverb: Describes a verb, adjective, adverb, or clause--for example, "come quickly," "very rare," "happening now," "fall down."
na enige tijd vz+telw+nw de (na verloop van tijd)after some time advadverb: Describes a verb, adjective, adverb, or clause--for example, "come quickly," "very rare," "happening now," "fall down."
passen op ww+vz (letten op, waken)watch, mind vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat."
  look after vtr phrasal insepphrasal verb, transitive, inseparable: Verb with adverb(s) or preposition(s), having special meaning, not divisible--for example,"go with" [=combine nicely]: "Those red shoes don't go with my dress." NOT [S]"Those red shoes don't go my dress with."[/S]
  babysit vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat."
per slot van rekening bw (immers, tenslotte)after all advadverb: Describes a verb, adjective, adverb, or clause--for example, "come quickly," "very rare," "happening now," "fall down."
  at the end of the day exprexpression: Prepositional phrase, adverbial phrase, or other phrase or expression--for example, "behind the times," "on your own."
tenslotte bw (als besluit)finally, at last advadverb: Describes a verb, adjective, adverb, or clause--for example, "come quickly," "very rare," "happening now," "fall down."
  eventually advadverb: Describes a verb, adjective, adverb, or clause--for example, "come quickly," "very rare," "happening now," "fall down."
  after all advadverb: Describes a verb, adjective, adverb, or clause--for example, "come quickly," "very rare," "happening now," "fall down."
uit zijn op onoverg. uitdr. (iets willen bereiken)strive for vi + prep
  intent vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat."
  be after vi + prep
  look for vi + prep
verzorgen,
replace iemand/iets verzorgen
overg. ww
(zorgen voor)look after vtr phrasal insepphrasal verb, transitive, inseparable: Verb with adverb(s) or preposition(s), having special meaning, not divisible--for example,"go with" [=combine nicely]: "Those red shoes don't go with my dress." NOT [S]"Those red shoes don't go my dress with."[/S]
  tend to vtr phrasal insepphrasal verb, transitive, inseparable: Verb with adverb(s) or preposition(s), having special meaning, not divisible--for example,"go with" [=combine nicely]: "Those red shoes don't go with my dress." NOT [S]"Those red shoes don't go my dress with."[/S]
  take care of v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end."
vragen onoverg.ww (informeren)ask vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat."
  ask after, ask about vtr phrasal insepphrasal verb, transitive, inseparable: Verb with adverb(s) or preposition(s), having special meaning, not divisible--for example,"go with" [=combine nicely]: "Those red shoes don't go with my dress." NOT [S]"Those red shoes don't go my dress with."[/S]
  inquire vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat."
waarna bw (na wat)after which advadverb: Describes a verb, adjective, adverb, or clause--for example, "come quickly," "very rare," "happening now," "fall down."
zorgen voor ww-vz (opletten op)look after vtr phrasal insepphrasal verb, transitive, inseparable: Verb with adverb(s) or preposition(s), having special meaning, not divisible--for example,"go with" [=combine nicely]: "Those red shoes don't go with my dress." NOT [S]"Those red shoes don't go my dress with."[/S]
  see to vtr phrasal insepphrasal verb, transitive, inseparable: Verb with adverb(s) or preposition(s), having special meaning, not divisible--for example,"go with" [=combine nicely]: "Those red shoes don't go with my dress." NOT [S]"Those red shoes don't go my dress with."[/S]
  take care of v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end."
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come after vtr phrasal insepphrasal verb, transitive, inseparable: Verb with adverb(s) or preposition(s), having special meaning, not divisible--for example,"go with" [=combine nicely]: "Those red shoes don't go with my dress." NOT [S]"Those red shoes don't go my dress with."[/S] informal (pursue, chase)achterna zitten bw + ww
come after vtr phrasal insepphrasal verb, transitive, inseparable: Verb with adverb(s) or preposition(s), having special meaning, not divisible--for example,"go with" [=combine nicely]: "Those red shoes don't go with my dress." NOT [S]"Those red shoes don't go my dress with."[/S] (follow in sequence)komen na ww + vz
go after [sth] vtr phrasal insepphrasal verb, transitive, inseparable: Verb with adverb(s) or preposition(s), having special meaning, not divisible--for example,"go with" [=combine nicely]: "Those red shoes don't go with my dress." NOT [S]"Those red shoes don't go my dress with."[/S] (pursue)gaan voor onoverg.ww
  nastreven overg.ww
 Mark is now going after a Master's degree in science.
go after [sb] vtr phrasal insepphrasal verb, transitive, inseparable: Verb with adverb(s) or preposition(s), having special meaning, not divisible--for example,"go with" [=combine nicely]: "Those red shoes don't go with my dress." NOT [S]"Those red shoes don't go my dress with."[/S] informal, figurative (attack verbally) (figuurlijk, informeel)iem. mores leren overg.uitdr.
 He really decided to go after him when he saw him flirting with his wife.
inquire after [sb],
enquire after [sb]
vtr phrasal insepphrasal verb, transitive, inseparable: Verb with adverb(s) or preposition(s), having special meaning, not divisible--for example,"go with" [=combine nicely]: "Those red shoes don't go with my dress." NOT [S]"Those red shoes don't go my dress with."[/S]
formal (ask for news of [sb])informeren naar ww+vz
 Kate inquired after Ben's sister when she saw him at the store.
look after [sb] vtr phrasal insepphrasal verb, transitive, inseparable: Verb with adverb(s) or preposition(s), having special meaning, not divisible--for example,"go with" [=combine nicely]: "Those red shoes don't go with my dress." NOT [S]"Those red shoes don't go my dress with."[/S] UK (child: be guardian)letten op, passen op ww + vz
 Who will look after the children while we're away?
look after [sth] vtr phrasal insepphrasal verb, transitive, inseparable: Verb with adverb(s) or preposition(s), having special meaning, not divisible--for example,"go with" [=combine nicely]: "Those red shoes don't go with my dress." NOT [S]"Those red shoes don't go my dress with."[/S] UK (pet, plant: tend)verzorgen overg.ww
  zorgen voor ww.vz
 Will you look after my fish while I'm away?
look after [sth] vtr phrasal insepphrasal verb, transitive, inseparable: Verb with adverb(s) or preposition(s), having special meaning, not divisible--for example,"go with" [=combine nicely]: "Those red shoes don't go with my dress." NOT [S]"Those red shoes don't go my dress with."[/S] UK (concern yourself)voor zichzelf zorgen vz + wk.ww
 He's looking after his own interests, as usual.
look after [sth] vtr phrasal insepphrasal verb, transitive, inseparable: Verb with adverb(s) or preposition(s), having special meaning, not divisible--for example,"go with" [=combine nicely]: "Those red shoes don't go with my dress." NOT [S]"Those red shoes don't go my dress with."[/S] UK (manage, run)invallen onoverg.ww
  passen op ww+vz
 Could you look after the shop for ten minutes while I run a few errands?
lust after [sb] vtr phrasal insepphrasal verb, transitive, inseparable: Verb with adverb(s) or preposition(s), having special meaning, not divisible--for example,"go with" [=combine nicely]: "Those red shoes don't go with my dress." NOT [S]"Those red shoes don't go my dress with."[/S] (desire sexually)begeren overg.ww
  (seksueel)verlangen naar ww+vz
 Don Juan lusted after every woman he saw.
lust after [sth] vtr phrasal insepphrasal verb, transitive, inseparable: Verb with adverb(s) or preposition(s), having special meaning, not divisible--for example,"go with" [=combine nicely]: "Those red shoes don't go with my dress." NOT [S]"Those red shoes don't go my dress with."[/S] figurative (desire)snakken naar, hunkeren naar, smachten naar ww + vz
take after [sb] vtr phrasal insepphrasal verb, transitive, inseparable: Verb with adverb(s) or preposition(s), having special meaning, not divisible--for example,"go with" [=combine nicely]: "Those red shoes don't go with my dress." NOT [S]"Those red shoes don't go my dress with."[/S] informal (parent: resemble)lijken op, aarden naar ww + vz
 Many people say that Maria takes after her grandmother. Sam really takes after his father.
take after [sb] vtr phrasal insepphrasal verb, transitive, inseparable: Verb with adverb(s) or preposition(s), having special meaning, not divisible--for example,"go with" [=combine nicely]: "Those red shoes don't go with my dress." NOT [S]"Those red shoes don't go my dress with."[/S] US (chase)achterna gaan bw + ww
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after a while advadverb: Describes a verb, adjective, adverb, or clause--for example, "come quickly," "very rare," "happening now," "fall down." (some time later)na een tijdje, na een poosje bw
 At first he felt no pain. After a while, his arm began to ache.
after all advadverb: Describes a verb, adjective, adverb, or clause--for example, "come quickly," "very rare," "happening now," "fall down." (ultimately)uiteindelijk bw
 After all, nobody but the patient has the right to refuse the treatment.
after all advadverb: Describes a verb, adjective, adverb, or clause--for example, "come quickly," "very rare," "happening now," "fall down." (despite that)toch bw
 Tina is feeling better now, so she can come with us after all.
after all advadverb: Describes a verb, adjective, adverb, or clause--for example, "come quickly," "very rare," "happening now," "fall down." (explanatory: because)per slot van rekening bw
 I'm definitely going to the concert - they are my favourite band after all.
after all is said and done advadverb: Describes a verb, adjective, adverb, or clause--for example, "come quickly," "very rare," "happening now," "fall down." (ultimately)tenslotte, immers bw
 After all is said and done, the decision to have a baby is a personal one.
after that advadverb: Describes a verb, adjective, adverb, or clause--for example, "come quickly," "very rare," "happening now," "fall down." (then, next)vervolgens, daarna bw
 We went to see a film, and after that had a meal in an Italian restaurant.
after which conjconjunction: Connects words, clauses, and sentences--for example, "and," "but," "because," "in order that." (and following this)waarna bw
 He took his morning shower, after which he dressed and began to prepare breakfast.
chase after girls v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end." informal (try to seduce young women) (informeel)achter de meisjes aan zitten frase
 Ron seems to spend most of his time chasing after girls.
day after day advadverb: Describes a verb, adjective, adverb, or clause--for example, "come quickly," "very rare," "happening now," "fall down." (every day)dag na dag, dag in dag uit bw
 I'm sick of doing the same thing day after day.
hour after hour advadverb: Describes a verb, adjective, adverb, or clause--for example, "come quickly," "very rare," "happening now," "fall down." (continuously for many hours)urenlang bw
  uren nw mv
  (Belg.)uren aan een stuk frase
 The police studied hour after hour of CCTV footage in order to identify the thieves.
one after the other advadverb: Describes a verb, adjective, adverb, or clause--for example, "come quickly," "very rare," "happening now," "fall down." (one at a time)de één na de ander, het ene na het andere frase
 I couldn't believe it! He sat there and ate ten habanero peppers, one after the other!
pattern,
pattern after
vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat."
(model)baseren op ww voorz.
 This design is patterned after the latest Paris fashions.
patterned after [sth] adjadjective: Describes a noun or pronoun--for example, "a tall girl," "an interesting book," "a big house." (copied, based on [sth])gekopieerd, nagemaakt bn
  gebaseerd op bn
 The airplane was patterned after the bird.
see after vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat." US (look after, take care of)zorgen voor ww + vz
the day after nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (next day: in future) (toekomst)de dag erna nw de
 We can stay out as late as we like on my birthday; the day after is a Sunday.
the day after advadverb: Describes a verb, adjective, adverb, or clause--for example, "come quickly," "very rare," "happening now," "fall down." (next day: in past) (verleden)de volgende dag nw de
 I ate so much at supper that the day after I felt quite ill.
year after year advadverb: Describes a verb, adjective, adverb, or clause--for example, "come quickly," "very rare," "happening now," "fall down." (every year)jaar na jaar bw
 His Christmas parties seem to fail year after year. Year after year I say I'll quit smoking and I never do.
year after year advadverb: Describes a verb, adjective, adverb, or clause--for example, "come quickly," "very rare," "happening now," "fall down." (continously; without interruption)jaar in jaar uit bw
 We hear the same complaints year after year.
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Collocatie: after the [movie, meeting, vacation, class], [placed, ranked, positioned] after, tell me after [class], meer...

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