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    subhajit123 is offline Banned
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    'After that' vs 'then'

    Hi there, Can I use "after that' and "then" Interchangeably in the following sentences?

    1- Hey John, first clean your room, then/after that complete your homework.

    2- He was first trained as a secretary and then/after that he got a job.

    3- Yesterday I went to the market, then/after that I returned home and started cooking for my parents.

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    GoesStation is offline Moderator
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    Re: 'After that' vs 'then'

    Both wordings are possible, but they require different punctuation.

    He was first trained as a secretary and then he got a job.

    He was first trained as a secretary; after that, he got a job.
    I am not a teacher.

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