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    Maybo is offline Senior Member
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    following/after

    1.She was tired and fell asleep following a long shift.
    She was tired and fell asleep after a long shift.



    2.He died after being threatened with expulsion following his poor exam performance.
    He died following being threatened with expulsion after his poor exam performance.

    When should I use "following" or "after"? Are they interchangeable?
    Last edited by Maybo; 12-Aug-2017 at 04:59.
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    Re: following/after

    How about this? "He died following being threatened with expulsion."
    Last edited by Rover_KE; 13-Aug-2017 at 08:05.
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