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after

preposition
 
/ˈɑːf·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
afinal
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?
(Definition of after preposition from the Cambridge English-Portuguese Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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