Cambridge Dictionaries online Cambridge Dictionaries online

The most popular online dictionary and thesaurus for learners of English

Korean translation of “after”

See all translations

after

preposition
 
/ˈɑːf·tər/
A1 following something that has happened
-뒤에
We went swimming after lunch.
A2 following in order
-다음에
H comes after G in the alphabet.
A2 once you have passed a particular place
-지나서
Turn left after the hotel.
B1 following someone or something
-을 쫓는
We ran after him.
because of something that happened
(과거의 일 때문에)-한 뒤에
I’ll never trust her again after what she did to me.
although something happened or is true; despite
-에도 불구하고
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
(시간)-이 지난
It’s five after three.
after all B1 used to add an explanation to something that you have just said
결국은
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
매일, 매년 등
We go to the same place on holiday year after year.
be after something to be trying to get something
-을 찾다
What type of job are you after?
(Definition of after preposition from the Cambridge English-Korean Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Add Cambridge dictionaries to your browser to your website

Definitions of “after” in other dictionaries

Word of the Day

exercise

physical activity that you do to make your body strong and healthy

Word of the Day

Byronic, Orwellian and Darwinian: adjectives from names.

by Liz Walter,
April 15, 2015
Becoming an adjective is a strange kind of memorial, but it is often a sign of a person having had real influence on the world. Science is full of examples, from Hippocrates, the Greek medic born around 460 BC, who gave his name to the Hippocratic Oath still used by doctors today,

Read More 

bio-inspiration noun

April 13, 2015
the adoption of patterns and structures found in nature for the purposes of engineering, manufacturing, science, etc. The MIT researchers actually aren’t the only robotics team to turn to cheetahs for bio-inspiration.

Read More