Cambridge Dictionaries online Cambridge Dictionaries online

The most popular online dictionary and thesaurus for learners of English

Korean translation of “after”

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)

Definitions of “after” in other dictionaries

Word of the Day

friendship

a situation in which two people are friends

Word of the Day

Blog

Read our blog about how the English language behaves.

Learn More

New Words

Find words and meanings that have just started to be used in English, and let us know what you think of them.

Learn More