after translate English to French: Cambridge Dictionary

Translation of "after" - English-French dictionary


preposition /ˈaːftə/
later in time or place than
After 5 o’clock, we were free to go home.
following (often indicating repetition)
We had a lot of probles – it was one thing after another Night after night, the dogs’ barking kept us awake.
Shut the door after you!
in search or pursuit of
He ran after the bus.
After all I’ve done, you’d think he’d thank me It’s disappointing to fail after all that work.
(dix heures quinze)
in telling the time) past: It’s a quarter after ten.
aftermath /-mӕθ/ noun the situation etc resulting from an important, especially unpleasant, event
The country is still suffering from the aftermath of the war.
afterthought noun a later thought.
pensée après coup
.I only took my camera with me as an afterthought, but I was pleased that I did.
afterwards adverb later or after something else has happened or happens
par la suite
He told me afterwards that he had not enjoyed the film.
after all (used when giving a reason for doing something etc) taking everything into consideration
après tout
I won’t invite him. After all, I don’t really know him.
in spite of everything that has/had happened, been said etc
en fin de compte
It turns out he went by plane after all.
be after to be looking for something
être à la recherche de
What are you after? The police are after him.
(Definition of after from the Password English-French Dictionary © 2014 K Dictionaries Ltd)
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