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    Are these both correct:
    1-That didn't happen until afterwards.
    2-That didn't happen until after.

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    1. is correct.

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    2 is something you'll hear in conversational English, but I wouldn't write it.

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    Thanks, actually I heard it in a film (or thought I did), but it sounded a bit strange to me.

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    In British English, you'll hear it and it doesn't sound that strange to me, like 'I was sat there' and other things we say.

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    Thanks Tdol.

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