Translation of "afterthought" - English-Mandarin Chinese dictionary

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afterthoughtnoun [ C usually singular ]

uk /ˈɑːf.tə.θɔːt/ us /ˈæf.tɚ.θɑːt/

an idea, thought, or plan that was not originally intended but is thought of at a later time

She only asked me to her party as an afterthought. 她原本没有请我去参加她的聚会,只是后来才想起来的。
The pillars seem to have been added to the entrance as an afterthought. 这些柱子好像是完工后在入口处添加上去的。

(Translation of “afterthought” from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Simplified) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)