Re: After vs beyond
To get to my house, you have to pass [by] the restaurant because my house is beyond it.
Originally Posted by Ubiraci
To get to my house, you have to pass [by] the restaurant because my house is just after it.
You will notice that I used "beyond" on its own but I used the phrase "just after" instead of "after" on its own. I'm really not able to explain why but that is how they sound natural. Of course, that means that it can only be used that way if your house is not a long way past the restaurant.
We hear the preposition "after" to talk about a place quite frequently, especially when giving someone directions. "Turn left at the traffic lights, carry on for about 250 metres and the shop you're looking for is on the left just after the huge supermarket".
Remember - correct capitalisation, punctuation and spacing make posts much easier to read.