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after

preposition     /ˈɑːf.tər/ US  /ˈæf.tɚ/
following in time, place or order (時間、地點或順序)在…之後;(一個)接著(一個) Shall we go for a walk after breakfast? 我們吃過早餐去散步好嗎? Some people believe in life after death. 一些人相信死後靈魂依然存在。 Her name came after mine on the list. 名單上她的名字排在我後面。 There's a good film on the day after tomorrow. 後天有一部不錯的電影。 She waited until well after midnight. 她一直等到深夜很晚的時候。 US It's a quarter after four. 四點十五分了。 She just keeps on working, day after day, week after week (= continuously). 她日復一日地工作下去。 We've had meeting after meeting (= many meetings) to discuss this point. 我們一次又一次地開會討論這個問題。 Jessie seemed very small after (= in comparison with) Michael's children. 與麥克的孩子比起來,傑西顯得很矮小。 After (= Despite) everything I've done for you, is this the way you treat me? 我甚麼都為你做了,你就這樣對待我嗎? After (= Because of) what she did to me, I'll never trust her again. 她對我做出這種事情,我再也不會信任她了。 The children have to learn to tidy up after themselves (= after they have made things untidy). 孩子必須意識到,自己弄亂了東西,就得自己收拾整齊。 She slammed the door after (= behind) her. 她隨手砰地關上了門。 We ran after (= followed) him, but he escaped. 我們去追他,但是他逃脫了。 Could you lock up after you (= when you leave), please? 請你離開時鎖好門好嗎? 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 尋找;追求;追捕 The police are after him. 警方正在追捕他。 I'm after a tie to go with this shirt. 我要找一條和這件襯衫相配的領帶。 I'm sure she's after my husband. 我敢肯定她在打我丈夫的主意。 He's after (= wants for himself) Jane's job. 他要搶簡的飯碗。 Pursuing
after you
used to politely say that someone can go in front of you or serve themselves with food before you (用於讓別人先走或先用飲食)你先請 "Can I pour you some coffee?" "Oh no, after you." 「我給你倒點咖啡吧?」「噢,不用,你先來吧。」 Polite expressions
UK informal used to ask another person to give you something which they are using when they have finished using it (用於請求在某人之後使用…) After you with the newspaper, Jack. 傑克,你看完報紙給我看看。 Making appeals and requests
typical of or similar to the style of 具有…風格;模仿… a painting after Titian 一幅模仿提香的畫作 a concerto after Mozart 模仿莫劄特風格的協奏曲 Similar and the sameDescribing people with the same qualities
(Definition of after preposition from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Traditional) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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