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To happen after something else



to happen or come after something else



to happen after something else, often as a result of it



if one thing alternates with another, they happen or come one after another, in a regular pattern that keeps being repeated

(hard/hot/close) on the heels of

happening soon after another event

...only to do something

used for saying that what happens next is disappointing or unpleasant

follow (hard) on the heels of something

to happen very soon after something else



something that happens or is done later than something else

follow on from

to happen after something, and often as the next part or stage of it



to happen or exist later in history than another event or person

hostile architecture

the design of buildings or public spaces in a way which discourages people from touching, climbing or sitting on them …

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boots on the ground

a situation in which a country's armed forces are physically present in an area of conflict …

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