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al rato

al rato(
A phrase is a group of words commonly used together (e.g once upon a time).
1. (general)
a. shortly after
Al rato, llegó el resto del grupo.The rest of the group arrived shortly after.
b. shortly afterwards
Al rato Irene volvió a tropezarse con la misma persona en otra parte de la tienda.Shortly afterwards Irene bumped into the same person on a different part of the store.
c. a while later
Al rato, Luis vino hacia mí y se disculpó.Luis came to me and apologized a while later.
d. a short while later
El avión se escondió tras las nubes; al rato volvió a asomar.The plane hid behind the clouds; a short while later it came into view again.
e. in a while
Al rato nos vemos, amigos.I'll see you in a while, folks.
f. soon after
Al rato de entrar en la sala de conciertos, empecé a notar mucho calor.Soon after I got into the concert hall, I began to feel really hot.
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