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After the war, my parents moved to the U.S.
Essays handed in after 12:00 on Friday will not be accepted.
She is leaving the school after 20 years as its principal.
This message arrived after everyone had gone home.
It seems noisy at first, but after a while you get used to it.
Wash your hands after touching raw meat.
His birthday is two days after mine.
She got here just a few seconds after me (=after I got here).
Barlow was arrested 24 hours after arriving back in the country.
Joe was born not long after we moved to Portland.
We got here at eleven and the others arrived soon after.
You shouldn't go swimming right after a big meal.
This is the American English definition of after. View British English definition of after.
happy and positive because you are confident that you will get what you want
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