Translation of "after" - English-German dictionary

after

preposition /ˈaːftə/

later in time or place than

nach
After 5 o’clock, we were free to go home.

following (often indicating repetition)

nach
We had a lot of probles – it was one thing after another
Night after night, the dogs’ barking kept us awake.

behind

hinter
Shut the door after you!

in search or pursuit of

hinter…her
He ran after the bus.

considering

nach
After all I’ve done, you’d think he’d thank me
It’s disappointing to fail after all that work.

(American

nach
in telling the time) past: It’s a quarter after ten.
aftermath /-mӕθ/ noun

the situation etc resulting from an important, especially unpleasant, event

Nachwirkungen
The country is still suffering from the aftermath of the war.
afterthought noun

a later thought.

nachträglicher Einfall
.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

nachher
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

schließlich
I won’t invite him. After all, I don’t really know him.

in spite of everything that has/had happened, been said etc

doch
It turns out he went by plane after all.
be after

to be looking for something

hinterher sein
What are you after?
The police are after him.

(Translation of “after” from the PASSWORD English–German Dictionary © 2014 K Dictionaries Ltd)