JLPT N4 Grammar (ato de)

How to use

Verb (た form)後で
あとで
Noun + の
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Learn Japanese grammar: 【あとで】 (ato de). Meaning: after~; later.

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Example #1

としょかんでしゅくだいをしたあとで、かえります。
toshokan de shukudai o shita ato de, kaerimasu.
I will head home after I finish my homework at the library.
Example #2

ばんごはんのあとでアイスをたべた。
bangohan no ato de aisu o tabeta
After dinner, I had some ice cream.
Example #3

じゅぎょうがおわったあとで、ぶかつにいく。
jugyou ga owatta ato de, bukatsu ni iku.
After classes finish, I will go to my club activities.
Example #4

おさけをのんだあとで、うんてんしてはダメですよ!
osake o nonda ato de, unten shitewa dame desu yo.
Driving after drinking is not permitted.
Example #5

ひるごはんをたべたあとで、30ぷんほどひるねをした。
hiru gohan o tabeta ato de, sanjuu pun hodo hirune o shita.
After eating dinner, I took a nap for about a half hour.
Example #6

だいがくをそつぎょうしたあとで、ほんとうのしゃかいじんになりました。
daigaku o sotsugyou shita ato de, hontou no shakaijin ni narimashita.
After graduating from university, I became a true member of society.
Example #7

しゅくだいのあとで、ともだちとあそびにいきます。
shukudai no ato de, tomodachi to asobi ni ikimasu.
After finishing my homework, I'm going out with my friend.
Example #8

しごとのあとで、のみかいがあります。
shigoto no ato de, nomikai ga arimasu.
People are going out for drinks after work tonight!

Vocabulary List

KanjiKanaEnglish
図書館としょかんlibrary
宿題しゅくだいhomework; assignment; pending issue
晩ご飯ばんごはんdinner; evening meal
お酒おさけalcohol
昼ご飯ひるごはんlunch
食べるたべるto eat
ほどabout
昼寝ひるねnap
授業じゅぎょうclass
終わるおわるto finish; to end
部活ぶかつclub activities
行くいくto go
お酒おさけalcohol
飲むのむto drink
運転うんてんto drive; operate (car)
ダメだめagainst the rules; bad
大学だいがくuniversity; college
卒業そつぎょうgraduate
本当ほんとうtrue; real
社会人しゃかいじんmember of society
なりますto become
宿題しゅくだいhomework
友達ともだちfriend
遊ぶあそぶto play
飲み会のみかいdrinking party; drinks

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