but then(
A phrase is a group of words commonly used together (e.g once upon a time).
1. (used to introduce a new consideration)
a. aunque, por otro lado
In the end, Peter never turned up for the meeting, but then it was obvious he wasn't interested in the project.Al final, Peter no apareció en la reunión, aunque, por otro lado, era obvio que el proyecto no le interesaba.
b. pero en realidad
I can't believe Peter broke up with Susie, but then he didn't seem to be in love with her at all.No puedo creer que Peter haya cortado con Susie, pero en realidad no se lo veía para nada enamorado de ella.
2. (used to introduce a subsequent action)
a. pero después
I was planning to study, but then I decided I would go to the movies.Tenía planeado estudiar, pero después decidí que iba a ir al cine.
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