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*after someone or something

 
1. Lit. following someone or something. (*Typically: be ~; Come ~.) Tom comes after Mary in the line.
2. Fig. in pursuit of someone or something. (*Typically: be ~; chase ~; run ~.) The dog is after a rabbit.

after

/in a fashion
In some way or other, especially to a limited extent: She sings after a fashion.
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Our Happy Afters contest is always one of the year's biggest highlights," said Brian Kagen, Medifast's Executive Vice President and Chief Marketing Officer.
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For afters, a Christmas pudding from Sainsbury's PS2
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But when it comes to sweet things - dessert, pud, afters, my reward for living - I couldn't be held responsible for my actions if I had to go without that.
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A WICKED queen, dwarfs, magic spells, and happily ever afters.
That happened afters talks held by Asan Shakirov, who was acting governor after the events of April 7-8 having replaced Koshbai Masirov.