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 Meanings and Examples of AFTERWARD
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afterward
 ad.  happening at a time subsequent to a reference time
Classic Sentence: (210 in 15 pages)
1  He remembered afterward, with a grim flash of self-derision, what importance he had attached to the weighing of these probabilities.
Ethan Frome By Edith Wharton
Get Context   In VI
2  And the congratulations afterward and the kissing and the toasts and the dancing--all, all like a dream.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER VII
3  It took me three days to get there, through the swamps and the Indians, and afterward they thought I'd lose my mind.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXVI
4  And Wade could have nourishing food to fill out his thin cheeks and warm clothes and a governess and afterward go to the university.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXXIII
5  And we're going to the wedding afterward.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXXV
6  It was a shock to her to learn afterward that he was but two years older than her mother.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton
Get Context   In BOOK 1: Chapter 3
7  If she slipped she recovered her footing, and it was only afterward that she was aware of having recovered it each time on a slightly lower level.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton
Get Context   In BOOK 2: Chapter 8
8  He remembered afterward having noticed that only one blind was down.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton
Get Context   In BOOK 2: Chapter 14
9  The log stockade which Mrs. Champ Perry was to find when she trekked in was built afterward by the soldiers as a defense against the Sioux.
Main Street By Sinclair Lewis
Get Context   In CHAPTER XII
10  She had a sensation of familiarity; a dream of sitting in a Brussels cafe and going afterward to a tiny gay theater under a cathedral wall.
Main Street By Sinclair Lewis
Get Context   In CHAPTER XVII
11  She held him close to her ear and laughed, but a moment afterward I saw there were tears in her eyes.
My Antonia By Willa Cather
Get Context   In BOOK 1. The Shimerdas: VI
12  The old man's smile, as he listened, was so full of sadness, of pity for things, that I never afterward forgot it.
My Antonia By Willa Cather
Get Context   In BOOK 1. The Shimerdas: VI
13  What she did not tell me then, she told later; we talked of nothing else for days afterward.
My Antonia By Willa Cather
Get Context   In BOOK 1. The Shimerdas: VIII
14  He said he never remembered exactly how he did it, or what happened afterward.
My Antonia By Willa Cather
Get Context   In BOOK 1. The Shimerdas: VIII
15  Indeed, he was never the same horse afterward.
My Antonia By Willa Cather
Get Context   In BOOK 1. The Shimerdas: XV
Example Sentence: (17 in 2 pages)
1  Let's go to the theatre first and eat afterward.
2  The world breaks everyone, and afterward, many are stronger at the broken places.
3  Travel and see the world; afterwards, you will be able to put your concerns in perspective.
4  Expericence is a hard teacher because she gives the test first, the lesson afterwards.
5  We saw the film and afterwards walked home together.
6  A word in time is worth two afterwards.
7  Keep your eyes wide open before marriage, and half shut afterwards.
8  Don't worry, your luggage will come on afterwards by taxi.
9  Soon afterwards he left to begin his career in the metropolis.
10  Shortly afterwards, Dawson received an invitation to speak at a scientific conference.
11  Some persons do first, think afterwards, and then repent for ever.
12  Shortly afterwards, police arrested four suspects.
13  We had tea, and afterwards we sat in the garden for a while.
14  I was angry at the time but we had a good laugh about it afterwards.
15  The usual custom in biography is to begin with the brightest side and to leave the faults to be discovered afterwards.