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come after


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come after
     1. v. To pursue or follow; to pursue with hostile intent.
           Don't try to come after me.
     2. v. To follow or succeed; to be the successor of.
           Who came after Richard the Lionheart?
     1. v. (intransitive) To move from further away to nearer to.
           She’ll be coming ’round the mountain when she comes...
     2. v.          To move towards the speaker.
                   I called the dog, but she wouldn't come.
                   Stop dawdling and come here!
     1. adv. Behind; later in time; following.
           They lived happily ever after.
           I left the room, and the dog bounded after.
     2. prep. Subsequently to; following in time; later than.
           We had a few beers after the game.

Example Sentences

I can come after the raffles. 
The broadest test of doctrine will come after the war. 

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