In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1despuésshortly / soon afterward — poco después
- long afterward — mucho después
- you'll regret it afterward — después / luego te vas a arrepentir
- it was only afterward that I realized — no me di cuenta hasta después
- I'll save my apple for afterward — me voy a guardar la manzana para después / para luego / para más tarde
- Then she heard a cracking noise and shortly afterwards the smoke detector sounded.
- Every doctor who came to see me afterwards said they hadn't expected to see me alive again.
- It was definitely something to laugh about afterwards but certainly not at the time.
- Shortly afterwards two men approached the wire gate but left a few seconds later.
- She said afterwards that they had made her feel uneasy and that she had turned to go back home to avoid them.
- Some time afterwards he discovered that money was being debited from his bank account.
- Not only was it an interesting event, but there was lots of free wine afterwards!
- Both of them told me afterwards what an excellent and moving thing it had been.
- The plan is to call for a vote on the deal in May and pay the dividends shortly afterward.
- Everyone I know who saw it was really affected by it, for years and years afterwards.
- He was playing golf again very soon afterwards while the others took months to recover.
- I had to stay for dinner as it was all arranged, but managed to make my escape afterwards.
- He said afterwards that such a major development in a green belt was unacceptable.
- I really wanted to spend time with Ruth but the party afterwards was totally hectic.
- A lovely meal of sausages and chips in the cafe afterwards rounded off a great afternoon.
- As Brad and I walked out of the theater afterwards, we knew we had just seen a masterpiece.
- The only person who could do that would be somebody visiting the crime scene afterwards.
- Production will stop at the end of May and the factory will close shortly afterwards.
- He showed no concern or remorse but one witness saw him smiling shortly afterwards.
- It was only afterwards that the couple learned of the unusual nature of the procedure.
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