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Translation of "after" - English-Italian dictionary

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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