Decoded Slug: Verb た あとで (ta ato de)

Japanese JLPT Grammar Point
Verb た あとで (ta ato de)

Verb た あとで (ta ato de)

Short explanation:

Used to indicate an action that takes place after another action.


Verb-た form + あとで


Shukudai wo shita ato de, terebi wo mimashita.
After doing my homework, I watched TV.
Asagohan wo tabeta ato de, ha wo migakimasu.
After eating breakfast, I brush my teeth.
Shigoto ga owatta ato de, jimu ni iku yotei desu.
After finishing work, I plan to go to the gym.
Eiga wo mita ato de, kafe de koohii wo nomimashita.
After watching the movie, I drank coffee at a cafe.

Long explanation:

The たあとで grammar point is used to indicate that one action takes place after another action is completed. It means 'after' or 'after doing' in English. The formation is created with the た form (past tense) of a verb, followed by あとで (ato de).

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