There are 4 translations of after in Spanish:

after1

Pronunciation: /ˈæftər; ˈɑːftə(r)/

prep

  • 1 (following in time) después de I'll be at home after eight o'clock estaré en casa después de or a partir de las ocho after 20 years of dictatorship después de or tras 20 años de dictadura after a few days/months después de or al cabo de unos días/meses it's just after midnight son las doce pasadas it's a quarter after two (American English/inglés norteamericano) son las dos y cuarto after work después del trabajo the meeting is after dinner la reunión es después de or luego de la cena you'll feel better after a shower te vas a sentir mejor si te das una ducha after college she joined the army al terminar la universidad se alistó en el ejército we ran out of water after only 100 miles habíamos hecho apenas 100 millas cuando nos quedamos sin agua they arrived after us llegaron más tarde or después que nosotros I bought the book after reading the reviews me compré el libro después de haber leído las críticas the day after her birthday/the party al día siguiente de su cumpleaños/de la fiesta
  • 2 (in sequence, rank) tras day after day día tras día they made mistake after mistake cometieron un error tras otro one after the other uno tras otro do go in — after you! pase — ¡primero usted! would you like the salt? — after you! ¿le paso la sal? — ¡sírvase usted primero! after you with the knife! pásame el cuchillo cuando termines
  • 3 3.1 (behind) shut the door after you cierra la puerta al salir/entrar he ran after them corrió tras ellos 3.2 (in pursuit of) tras the police are after him la policía anda tras él all the men were after her todos los hombres andaban tras ella he's just after my money solo le interesa mi dinero what are you after in that cupboard? ¿qué buscas en ese armario? I think she's after something creo que anda tras algo 3.3 (about, concerning) por see alsoask after, inquire
  • 5 (in the style of) al estilo de, a la manera de; (in honor of) por, en honor de heart 2 3

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Word of the day desesperado
adj
desperate …
Cultural fact of the day

In Spain the term castellano, rather than español, refers to the Spanish language as opposed to Catalan, Basque etc. The choice of word has political overtones: castellano has separatist connotations and español is considered centralist. In Latin America castellano is the usual term for Spanish.

There are 4 translations of after in Spanish:

after2

conj

  • después de que, después de (followed by infinitive/seguido por infinitivo) it happened after you left ocurrió cuando ya te habías ido or después de que tú te fuiste after examining it después de examinarlo after he died, the house remained empty al morir él or cuando él murió, la casa quedó vacía the day after we arrived al día siguiente de nuestra llegada after you've washed it, hang it out to dry cuando or una vez que lo hayas lavado, tiéndelo para que se seque

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Word of the day desesperado
adj
desperate …
Cultural fact of the day

In Spain the term castellano, rather than español, refers to the Spanish language as opposed to Catalan, Basque etc. The choice of word has political overtones: castellano has separatist connotations and español is considered centralist. In Latin America castellano is the usual term for Spanish.

There are 4 translations of after in Spanish:

after3

adv

  • 1.1 (afterward, following) después soon after poco después let's have the cheese now and the dessert after comamos el queso ahora y el postre después the day/weekend after al día/el fin de semana siguiente I ached for days after (después or luego) estuve dolorida varios días
    More example sentences
    • My mother died soon after and left me the house, which is where I run my business from and make a small living.
    • Their other brother came soon after and now the three of them share a flat in Sofia.
    • We went to Anna's place after and then to see one of her friends for a wee while.
    1.2 (behind) detrás

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Word of the day desesperado
adj
desperate …
Cultural fact of the day

In Spain the term castellano, rather than español, refers to the Spanish language as opposed to Catalan, Basque etc. The choice of word has political overtones: castellano has separatist connotations and español is considered centralist. In Latin America castellano is the usual term for Spanish.

There are 4 translations of after in Spanish:

after4

adj

  • (before noun/delante del nombre) posterior in after years en años posteriores
    More example sentences
    • At the head of the creek is the farm on which his grandfather was born, and in this beautiful locality were early nurtured those principles of liberty, which shone so brightly in his after years.
    • In his after years, he never omitted an opportunity of urging young men to avail themselves of every means of education offered to them.
    • This grand old man in his after years had the honor of enjoying what he had once seen.

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Word of the day desesperado
adj
desperate …
Cultural fact of the day

In Spain the term castellano, rather than español, refers to the Spanish language as opposed to Catalan, Basque etc. The choice of word has political overtones: castellano has separatist connotations and español is considered centralist. In Latin America castellano is the usual term for Spanish.