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after

preposition
 
/ˈɑːf·tər/
A1 following something that has happened
~の後に(で)
We went swimming after lunch.
A2 following in order
~の次に
H comes after G in the alphabet.
A2 once you have passed a particular place
~を通り過ぎた所に(で)
Turn left after the hotel.
B1 following someone or something
~の後ろを追って
We ran after him.
because of something that happened
~以来, ~以降, ~があってからは
I’ll never trust her again after what she did to me.
although something happened or is true; despite
~にもかかわらず, ~だというのに
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
(~時)~分過ぎ
It’s five after three.
after all B1 used to add an explanation to something that you have just said
結局, つまるところ, なんと言っても
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
毎日毎日(毎年毎年), 来る日(年)も来る日(年)も
We go to the same place on holiday year after year.
be after something to be trying to get something
~を求める, ~を探す
What type of job are you after?
(Definition of after preposition from the Cambridge English-Japanese Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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