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Italian translation of “after”

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after

preposition
 
/ˈɑːf·tər/
A1 following something that has happened
dopo
We went swimming after lunch.
A2 following in order
dopo
H comes after G in the alphabet.
A2 once you have passed a particular place
dopo
Turn left after the hotel.
B1 following someone or something
dopo
We ran after him.
because of something that happened
dopo
I’ll never trust her again after what she did to me.
although something happened or is true; despite
dopo
I can’t believe he was so rude to you after all the help you gave him!
US used to say how many minutes past the hour it is
usato per indicare quanti minuti sono passati dopo l’ora
It’s five after three.
after all B1 used to add an explanation to something that you have just said
dopo tutto
You can’t expect to be perfect – after all, it was only your first lesson.
day after day, year after year, etc. B1 happening every day, year, etc., over a long period
giorno dopo giorno, anno dopo anno, ecc.
We go to the same place on holiday year after year.
be after something to be trying to get something
essere alla ricerca di qualcosa, cercare di ottenere qualcosa
What type of job are you after?
(Definition of after preposition from the Cambridge English-Italian Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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