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enquire afterTo ask about the health of someone.Rate it:

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look afterTo watch or protect; to keep safe.Rate it:

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after one's own heartOf a person: having the same ideas, opinions or behaviour as oneself.Rate it:

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be afterTo try to obtain.Rate it:

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run afterTo chase.Rate it:

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be afterTo try to capture.Rate it:

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run around afterTo spend a lot of time doing things for another person or group of people. Often used when that person could reasonably do the things for themselves.Rate it:

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take afterIn appearance or habit.Rate it:

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after the Lord Mayor's showSaid of a disappointing or mundane event occurring straight after an exciting, magnificent, or triumphal event.Rate it:

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inquire afterTo ask about the health of someone.Rate it:

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take afterTo follow someone's example.Rate it:

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time after timeAgain and again; repeatedly; every time; always.Rate it:

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a man/woman after your own hearta man or woman who likes the same things or has the same opinions as youRate it:

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after allin spite of everythingRate it:

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after allIn the end; anyway; referring to something that was believed to be the case, but has now been shown not to be.Rate it:

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after all is said and doneAlternative form of when all is said and doneRate it:

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after Saturday comes SundayUsed other than as an idiom: see after, Saturday, comes, Sunday.Rate it:

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after Saturday comes SundayA phrase sometimes attributed to fundamentalist Muslims, implying that they wish to kill the Jews, whose sabbath is Saturday, and then the Christians, whose sabbath is Sunday.Rate it:

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after the factToo late; after something is finished or final.Rate it:

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after the jumpUsed to introduce an inline advertisement in a webpage etc.Rate it:

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after youA gesture, usually polite, urging another person to take a turn at something ahead of the speaker.Rate it:

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after you, AlphonseAn exchange indicating excessive formality or effort at politeness, particularly where two people each refuse to go forward because each insists on allowing the other to go forward first.Rate it:

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ask afterTo enquire about the health or progress (of someone).Rate it:

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chase afterTo chase someone.Rate it:

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chase afterTo pursue someone with romantic intentions; to woo.Rate it:

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close the stable door after the horse has boltedTo attempt to prevent a problem only to find it has already happened.Rate it:

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come afterTo pursue or follow; to pursue with hostile intent.Rate it:

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come afterTo follow or succeed; to be the successor of.Rate it:

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day after dayFor an indefinite number of days.Rate it:

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ever afterforever, for eternityRate it:

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get afterTo move into action in pursuit of something.Rate it:

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get afterTo move into action in attempt to catch or defeat another.Rate it:

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get afterTo attempt to convince another to move into action.Rate it:

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go afterTo pursue in attempt to catch another.Rate it:

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go afterTo pursue an object or a goal.Rate it:

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happily ever afterLiving happily until death. Typically associated with fairy tales.Rate it:

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letters after one's nameA list of abbreviations, separated by commas, representing the academic qualifications and civil or military honours achieved by a person.Rate it:

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listen afterTo take an interest in.Rate it:

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make afterTo chase.Rate it:

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name afterTo intentionally give someone or something the same name or a derivation of the same name as another person, place, or thing.Rate it:

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one after anotherIn single file.Rate it:

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one after the otherOne by one; singularly; not occurring all at the same time (of a person or thing).Rate it:

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please repeat after meA request for the interlocutor to repeat what the speaker says next. Often used in language training.Rate it:

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run afterTo make a determined effort to win someone's affections.Rate it:

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the devil looks after his ownBad people often prosper unfairly, because the devil helps them.Rate it:

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they're only after one thingMen are only interested in sex.Rate it:

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throw good money after badTo waste money in a fruitless attempt to recoup losses previously incurred.Rate it:

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15 minutes of fameA very short time in the spotlight or brief flurry with fame, after which the person or subject involved is quickly forgotten.Rate it:

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dead lastThe standings, often by a considerable margin to the next-to-last-place finisher or after an exceptionally poor showing or season.Rate it:

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flutter in the dovecoteI further argued that the principal cause for the political deadlock that persisted for thirty years after the guns fell silent was Israeli intransigence rather than Arab intransigence. The appearance of the first wave of revisionist studies excited a great deal of interest and controversy in the media and more than a flutter in the academic dovecote. — Israel Confronts Its Past.Rate it:

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