after translate English to German: Cambridge Dictionary

Translation of "after" - English-German 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.
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.
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
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
I won’t invite him. After all, I don’t really know him.
in spite of everything that has/had happened, been said etc
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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