Example sentences for: afterward

How can you use “afterward” in a sentence? Here are some example sentences to help you improve your vocabulary:

  • Pundits agreed that the GOP won the battle and lost the war: Gingrich's ethics case will drag on through congressional hearings; the GOP will then force the House Ethics Committee to close the case, enabling Democrats to cry "cover-up" for months afterward; members will have to vote again on his punishment; he'll be distracted, tarnished, and weakened; having lost prestige and twisted arms just to get re-elected, he'll have no clout left to keep his troops in line; the Republican policy agenda will languish; Gingrich will be forced to make concessions to Clinton in order to pass legislation and repair his own image; and, above all, Democrats will sing from Gingrich's rap sheet throughout the coming hearings on Clinton's ethical troubles.

  • Afterward, secret-key cryptography is normally used for efficiency reasons.

  • [Afterward, he speaks to the nation, admits doing wrong, and apologizes, though grudgingly.

  • Last summer, Finkelstein published an article with the lurid title "Daniel Jonah Goldhagen's 'Crazy' Thesis" in the British New Left Review . Shortly afterward, it was excerpted in the German newsmagazine Der Spiegel and in Italy's Panorama . Goldhagen promptly denounced Finkelstein as a supporter of Hamas, a radical Islamic Palestinian group.

  • A sentiment that emerges consistently is that meritocracy ends on graduation day, and that afterward, Asians start to fall behind because they don't have quite the right cultural style for getting ahead: too passive, not hail-fellow-well-met enough.


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