following in time; later than
following in place or order
in view of; as a result of
in accordance with
resembling; in imitation of
with the name of
in pursuit of; in search of
in spite of
at a later time than (when)
"he apologized subsequently"
"he's going to the store but he'll be back here later"
"it didn't happen until afterward"
"two hours after that"
"and Jill came tumbling after"
Stiffly he walked out / and his audience shuffled after.
出自： J. Stallworthy
He will/would arrive in four weeks.
He will(或would)arrive after four o'clock /5 July/the ceremony.
He went abroad after he graduated.
不可说 He has been abroad after he graduated.
I shall start after he comes.
Please shut the door after/behind you.
He came in after/behind her.
He is after you.
He is always after me to teach him the violin.
In coming home we got caught in the rain and became wet through and through, after all I don't mind as we had a fine time.
After completing this form, give it to the secretary.
I'm going to do my exams, and afterwards I'm going to study medicine.