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 Meanings and Examples of AFTER
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after
 ad.  behind or in the rear
 ad.  happening at a time subsequent to a reference time
Classic Sentence: (202 in 14 pages)
1  Two years after this event Caroline became his wife.
Frankenstein By Mary Wollstonecraft (Godwin) Shelley
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2  In about a week after the arrival of Elizabeth's letter we returned to Geneva.
Frankenstein By Mary Wollstonecraft (Godwin) Shelley
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3  Soon after my arrival my father spoke of my immediate marriage with Elizabeth.
Frankenstein By Mary Wollstonecraft (Godwin) Shelley
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4  And just after the war I spent two days with them in Chicago.
The Great Gatsby By F. Scott Fitzgerald
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5  "She's a nice girl," said Tom after a moment.
The Great Gatsby By F. Scott Fitzgerald
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6  I almost married a little kyke who'd been after me for years.
The Great Gatsby By F. Scott Fitzgerald
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7  "Back out," he suggested after a moment.
The Great Gatsby By F. Scott Fitzgerald
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8  I made the pleasure of his acquaintance just after the war.
The Great Gatsby By F. Scott Fitzgerald
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9  "I talked with Miss Baker," I said after a moment.
The Great Gatsby By F. Scott Fitzgerald
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10  By degrees, after the morning's dawn, sleep came.
Frankenstein By Mary Wollstonecraft (Godwin) Shelley
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11  Yes," he said after a moment, "but of course I'll say I was.
The Great Gatsby By F. Scott Fitzgerald
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12  "I spoke to her," he muttered, after a long silence.
The Great Gatsby By F. Scott Fitzgerald
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13  "Now he's dead," I said after a moment.
The Great Gatsby By F. Scott Fitzgerald
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14  I started to turn away but he took a step after me and grabbed my arm.
The Great Gatsby By F. Scott Fitzgerald
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15  Undoubtedly; and after all you have no thanks for it.
Sense and Sensibility By Jane Austen
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Example Sentence: (202 in 14 pages)
16  The two houses were built after the same model.
17  The tin wire was spooled after it was used.
18  The town was declared a disaster area after the floods.
19  He went bankrupt after only a year in business.
20  I was scarcely able to move my arm after the accident.
21  The police are getting after the crooks in the city.
22  My legs were tired after so much walking.
23  I walk back after work everyday.
24  He came in panting after running up the steps.
25  You'll feel better after a good night's sleep.
26  Highlights of the match will be shown after the news.
27  He endeavored after more fame and wealth.
28  I can't look after six children at my age - it's too much.
29  I felt stiff after a long walk.
30  The branches of the tree drooped after the heavy rain.