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  • happening at a time subsequent to a reference time; "he apologized subsequently"; "he''s going to the store but he''ll be back here later"; "it didn''t happen until afterward"; "two hours after that"
  • behind or in the rear; "and Jill came tumbling after"

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  • After: After may refer to: Literature : After (Elgar), an 1895 poem by Philip Bourke Marston set to music by Edward Elgar. After (novel), a 2003 novel ...
  • Afterlife: In philosophy , religion , mythology , and fiction , the afterlife (also referred to as life after death or the Hereafter) is the concept ...
  • Aftermath of World War I: Nations that gained territory or regained their territory after World War I : Yugoslavia (as the successor state of the Kingdom of Serbia) ...
  • After Earth: After Earth is a 2013 American science fiction action adventure film directed by M. Night Shyamalan , which he co-wrote with Gary Whitta ...

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'After' example sentence in quotations


* If you let a bully come in your front yard, he'll be on your porch the next day and the day after that he'll rape your wife in your own bed. (On appeasement) - Lyndon B. Johnson

* Popular Christianity has for its emblem a gibbet, for its chief sensation a sanginary execution after torture, for its central mystery is an insane vengeance bought off by a trumpery expiation. But there is a nobler and profounder Christianity which affirms the sacred mystery of equality and forbids the glaring futility and folly of vengeance. - George Bernard Shaw

* The best effect of fine persons is felt after we have left their presence. - Ralph Waldo Emerson


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After Sample Sentences in News


  • Ottawa Reeling as Soldier Dies After Attack at Parliament
    Canada is reeling after a day of violence in the nation's capital, including a shootout in its main legislature building and the gunning down of a soldier guarding the country's war memorial. Stores and office buildings in downtown Ottawa were locked down after the unprecedented attack, raising terrorism concerns nationwide. The gunman was known as Michael Read more on this news related to 'After'
  • Cricket-W.Indies seek talks with India after legal threat
    (Updates after WICB statement) By Simon Evans BRIDGETOWN, Barbados, Oct 21 (Reuters) - The West Indies Cricket Board (WICB) will ask for a meeting with their Indian counterparts as they seek to find a way out of the crisis caused by the abandonment of their tour. Hours after India's powerful board (BCCI) announced they would take legal action against the WICB Read more on this news related to 'After'
  • After-hours buzz: Apple, AT&T, Visa, Yelp & more
    Check out which companies are making headlines after the bell Wednesday: Apple, AT&T, Visa, Yelp & more. Read more on this news related to 'After'

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