Translation of "after" - English-Portuguese dictionary


preposition uk /ˈɑːf·tər/ us /ˈæf·tər/

A1 following something that has happened

depois de, após
We went swimming after lunch.

A2 following in order

depois de, após
H comes after G in the alphabet.

A2 once you have passed a particular place

depois de, após
Turn left after the hotel.

B1 following someone or something

atrás de
We ran after him.

because of something that happened

em sequência de
I’ll never trust her again after what she did to me.

although something happened or is true; despite

apesar de
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

usado para indicar quantos minutos passados depois de cada hora
It’s five after three.
after all

B1 used to add an explanation to something that you have just said

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

dia após dia, ano após ano, etc.
We go to the same place on holiday year after year.
be after something

to be trying to get something

estar atrás de algo
What type of job are you after?
conjunction uk /ˈɑː·ftər/ us /ˈæf·tər/

B1 at a later time than something else happens or happened

depois que
We arrived after the game had started.
adverb uk /ˈɑː·ftər/ us /ˈæf·tər/

A2 later than someone or something else

depois, após
Hilary got here at midday and Matt arrived soon after.

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