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Translation of "after" - English-French dictionary

after

preposition /ˈaːftə/
later in time or place than après After 5 o’clock, we were free to go home. following (often indicating repetition) après We had a lot of probles – it was one thing after another Night after night, the dogs’ barking kept us awake. behind derrière Shut the door after you! in search or pursuit of après He ran after the bus. considering après After all I’ve done, you’d think he’d thank me It’s disappointing to fail after all that work. (American (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 suites 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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