Chinese (Simplified) translation of “after”
› following in time, place or order
Shall we go for a walk after breakfast?
Some people believe in life after death.
Her name came after mine on the list.
There's a good film on the day after tomorrow.
She waited until well after midnight.
US It's a quarter after four.
She just keeps on working, day after day, week after week (= continuously).
We've had meeting after meeting (= many meetings) to discuss this point.
Jessie seemed very small after (= in comparison with) Michael's children.
After (= Despite) everything I've done for you, is this the way you treat me?
After (= Because of) what she did to me, I'll never trust her again.
The children have to learn to tidy up after themselves (= after they have made things untidy).
She slammed the door after (= behind) her.
We ran after (= followed) him, but he escaped.
Could you lock up after you (= when you leave), please?
Before, after and alreadyAfter and behindAfter and behindBefore, after and already be after sb/sth informal › to be looking for someone or something or trying to find or get them
The police are after him.
I'm after a tie to go with this shirt.
I'm sure she's after my husband.
He's after (= wants for himself) Jane's job.
Pursuing after you › used to politely say that someone can go in front of you or serve themselves with food before you
"Can I pour you some coffee?" "Oh no, after you."
Polite expressions › UK informal used to ask another person to give you something which they are using when they have finished using it
After you with the newspaper, Jack.
Making appeals and requests › typical of or similar to the style of
a painting after Titian
a concerto after Mozart
Similar and the sameDescribing people with the same qualities