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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.
(Definition of after from the Password English-German Dictionary © 2014 K Dictionaries Ltd)
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