Translation of "after" - English-Japanese dictionary

after

preposition uk /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?

(Translation of “after preposition” from the Cambridge English–Japanese Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)