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afterward
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This word may also be spelled "afterwards."
afterward(
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An adverb is a word that describes a verb, an adjective, or other adverbs (e.g. to run quickly, very tired).
1. (at a later time)
a. después
We have to go to the doctor first, but afterward we can buy ice cream.Primero tenemos que ir al doctor, pero después podemos comprar helado.
b. más tarde
Just leave the dishes there; I'll wash them afterward.Deja allí los platos, que yo los lavo más tarde.
c. luego
We went to the movies and had dinner afterward.Fuimos al cine y luego cenamos.
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afterward
An adverb is a word that describes a verb, an adjective, or other adverbs (e.g. to run quickly, very tired).
1. (general)
a. después
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afterward [ˈɑːftəwəd]
afterwards [ˈɑːftəwədz] especially (Britain)
adverb
después; más tarde
afterward we all helped with the washing up después or luego or más tarde todos ayudamos a fregar los platos; I realized afterward that he was right después or luego me di cuenta de que él tenía razón
immediately afterward inmediatamente después; acto seguido
long afterward mucho tiempo después
shortly or soon afterward poco después; al poco rato
I didn't remember until afterward no lo recordé hasta después or hasta más tarde
we arranged to meet afterward I'll join you afterward he retired a few years afterward
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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