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after

preposition
 
/ˈɑːf·tər/
A1 following something that has happened
بَعْد
We went swimming after lunch.
A2 following in order
بَعْد ذَلِك
H comes after G in the alphabet.
A2 once you have passed a particular place
بَعْد
Turn left after the hotel.
B1 following someone or something
خَلْف
We ran after him.
because of something that happened
بعد ما
I’ll never trust her again after what she did to me.
although something happened or is true; despite
عَلى رَغم / بالرغم مِن
I can’t believe he was so rude to you after all the help you gave him!
US used to say how many minutes past the hour it is
بَعْد (لِلوَقْت)
It’s five after three.
after all B1 used to add an explanation to something that you have just said
ومَع ذَلِك
You can’t expect to be perfect – after all, it was only your first lesson.
day after day, year after year, etc. B1 happening every day, year, etc., over a long period
يَوْم تلو الآخر، سنة تلو الأُخرى
We go to the same place on holiday year after year.
be after something to be trying to get something
في إثر
What type of job are you after?
(Definition of after preposition from the Cambridge English-Arabic Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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