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English definition of “after”

after

preposition (FOLLOWING)   /ˈæf·tər/
following in time, place, or order: What do you want to do after breakfast? I expect to return to work after the baby comes. Repeat these words after me. I’ll see you the day after tomorrow. It’s ten minutes after four. Week after week (= For many weeks), he’s been too busy to help. after    /ˈæf·tər/ conjunction The house was empty for three months after they moved out. after    /ˈæf·tər/ adverb [not gradable] Hilary drove up and Nick arrived soon after.
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