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later in English:

1. sooner sooner


It was obvious to everyone that the marriage would sooner or later end in divorce.
The sooner, the better.
Sooner or later, she will appear.
If we hadn't lost our way, we would have been here sooner.
Sooner or later, every parent has to have a talk with their children about the birds and the bees.
If only the doctor had come a little sooner.
He sent me a letter to the effect that his poultry farm would go bankrupt sooner or later.
He and I have a near-telepathic understanding of each other. No sooner does one of us say something than the other is already responding.
No sooner had the younger brother gone into the forest than he found the river, swam across it, and there on the other side was the she-bear, fast asleep.
We all have a tendency to think that the world must conform to our prejudices. The opposite view involves some effort of thought, and most people would die sooner than think — in fact they do so.
You should have come here sooner instead of putting it off out of pride for so long.
For when a woman is left too much alone, sooner or later she begins to think;- And no man knows what then she may discover.
No sooner had we finished working on one tough problem than the president sent us yet another straight from the top.
What will a child learn sooner than a song?
Young people adapt themselves to something sooner than old people.

English word "later"(sooner) occurs in sets:

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2. nifty nifty


It's really nifty, exploration.
something that is nifty is good because it is clever, skilful, or effective
Watch yourself! She's a pretty nifty lady.
They think they are nifty but when the time comes we will be victorious.

English word "later"(nifty) occurs in sets:

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3. further down the road further down the road


I would now like to look further down the road with you.

4. intranet



English word "later"(intranet) occurs in sets:

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5. internet


I browse the Internet.
In some rural areas, the Internet is important for agricultural information, as well as being particularly useful for the purposes of agricultural production technologies and pricing.
Young people and migrant workers are the bulk of rural Internet users; in terms of online music, online games, online film and television, and the Internet's capacity for entertainment, rural Internet users are equivalent to urban ones.
Through the internet, we are now able to acquaint ourselves, deeply and in detail, with the mental activities of even the furthest people on the planet.
While there are some people who use the Internet to learn foreign languages, there are others, living on less than a dollar a day, who cannot even read their own language.
Day by day and month by month, Internet technology is growing. Actually, make that second by second and minute by minute.
The Internet, cell phones, or digitization... What effects will the technological evolution have on people's opinions, behavior, and political interests?
If you go around the Internet, using half-width katakana in various places, eventually you're going to end up pissing off a lot of people.
Compare unidirectional mass media such as radio and television with bidirectional ones such as correspondence and the Internet.
Don't forget to take advantage of all the resources available on the Internet to help you improve your English. There are a lot of things like videos, music, audio files, films and other interesting things.
Little did Christopher Columbus know that future pirates are mostly internet pirates: The closest they will ever get to surfing the sea is being in a bathtub.
Since most speakers of Esperanto have learned the language through self study, the Internet in general, and websites such as www.lernu.net in particular, have been a great boon to the language.
In its "Eleven Five Plan" (2006 to 2010), the Ministry of Industry and Information Technology pledged to implement phone connections in every village and Internet connections in every town.
You should practice English with a friend or classmate. Maybe you could join an Internet forum or a language club.
Meanwhile, the PIRATE Party offers space on an internet server of their own to all CDU groups in Kassel that are affected by censorship by the party leaders.

6. retrieve


I want to retrieve the letter.
You will be able to help them retrieve this money.
I retrieved the data I needed from his computer.
My men can retrieve the documents that have been stolen from you, but it won't be cheap.
I want to retrieve my grandmother's ring. (formal) I retrieved the data I needed from his computer. Passengers retrieve bag tag at kiosk
I promise I will retrieve your stolen necklace.
Her emails were retrieved from the company server.
You first retrieved from memory the cognitive program for multiplication that you learned in school, then you implemented it.
The energy is retrieved from the difference in the salt concentration between seawater and river water.
Now, I don’t think we can deal with this on the phone, so I’m going to send a service engineer to see if they can retrieve your data.
An example of retrieve is for a dog to bring a bone back to his owner after the owner threw the bone into the air.
retrieve = get something back
retrieve data
He learnt of some very powerful magical object and went on a long journey to retrieve it.
Any DRO will naturally ensure that its contracts include penalties for violent crimes – so if you steal a car, your DRO has the right to use force against you to get the car back – and probably retrieve financial penalties to boot.

7. shears


They use electric shears for sheep shearing.
to cut the hedge with shears

8. sullen


he replied sullenly
sullen skies that matched our mood on the day of the funeral
His daughters stared back at him with an expression of sullen resentment.
My grandpa was bad-tempered but definitely not sullen

9. lingo


It doesn't matter if you can't speak the lingo.
In graphics lingo, cropping works like taking a pair of scissors to the image

10. anchor


The ship dropped anchor.
They usually use an anchor to hold a yacht in place.
The boat is anchored to the wall with this chain.
His mother's letters were an anchor to the boy.
To reach the port of heaven, we must sail sometimes with the wind and sometimes against it— but we must sail, and not drift, nor lie at anchor.
Façade scaffolds must be anchored securely (i.e. resistant to pressure and tension) on the object around which the scaffold is erected (ladder scaffolds, metal scaffolds
Like the anchor
We dropped anchor (= lowered the anchor into the water) and stopped.
He anchored himself to the ladder with a rope and started cleaning the gutter. Three ships were anchored in the harbour.
We anchored ourselves to the rocks with a rope.
We anchored south of the island.
He was an anchor for his family in those difficult moments.
anchored to the ceiling
An old anchor.
Of course Jon Stewart is America's most trusted anchor now—even our real news is a farce!

11. confine


In the previous job I was confined to doing only one thing.
I was confined to my room for a month because I had pneumonia.
The illness confined him to his bed.
Confine your remarks to the matter we are discussing.
We should confine the discussion to the question at issue.
confined in a small cage
Europe must cut its coat according to its cloth, confine itself to its core activities and must itself make a number of savings.
to be confined to bed
Please confine ​your use of the ​phone to ​business ​calls.
Let's confine our discussion to the matter in question, please!
The hostages ad been confined for so long that they couldn’t cope with the outside world.
What had been a great user experience in the confines of one website.
Here, I'll confine this discussion to why many foreigners enjoy sumo.
Please confine yourself to a short comment.

12. paste


I stuck two sheets of paper together with paste.
Mix the ingredients to paste. / Copy and paste.
toothpaste / I clean my teeth with toothpaste
Students put some paste on the professor chair.
One more word and I'm gonna paste you right in the face!
Yesterday, Scotland pasted Russia three to nil.
Add water and stir to a paste.
I read about almond paste containing carcinogens.
Country girls like to cut red paper into peach and plum blossoms and paste them onto doors and windows.
If your country doesn't let you camp for your rights, but lets you do so to see Justin Bieber, paste this on your wall.

13. smidgen


Let me try just a smidgen.
add a smidgen of cayenne

14. clunky


remember when we could only afford, you know, to buy that clunky old car,
And it felt more like a comfortable car than a clunky truck.

15. closet


I was afraid of being put into a closet.
If you stand on this stool, you can reach the top of the closet.
I found a box of Tom's things in the closet.
Tom took his coat out of the hall closet and put it on.
I looked in my closet for something to wear.
I'm going through my closet to find clothes to give to charity.
She came across some old documents in the closet.
I have a huge amount of clothes in my closet.
He once lied and told her a rare creature lived in her closet.
There is a skeleton in every closet.
Once, when I went to my friend Kawai's house, he fired a pistol. He thought it was not loaded and pointed it at my mouth, but it was and the bullet grazed my ear before hitting the closet.
When she looked, he shut the door and locked her into the totally dark closet.
For many gay men, coming out of the closet is a difficult experience.
I had no toys or anything else, so I used a chalk that had been bought for me and drew pictures and letters on a closet door.

16. subsequent


I want quick action subsequent to the decision.
Knowledge has been passed down to subsequent generation.

17. realm


We will slowly move from the realm of theory into the sphere of practice.
Even a million Dothraki are no threat to the realm, as long as they remain on the other side of the Narrow Sea.
interests are in the realm of practical politics.
This year, there have been many new discoveries in the realm of science.
You should stick to the realm of politics; that is your area of expertise after all.
What these acts said was that it was illegal to pay someone in anything other than coin of the realm.
Public opinion plays a vital in the political realm.
Instead of giving the money, that is the normal coin of the realm, which is the phrase that everyone used then, they would give them a token, and this token might be metal, might be wood, might be cardboard.

18. mingle


Hollywood parties give you a chance to mingle with the rich and famous.
The colors don't mingle well.
John mingled with many guests at the party at my place.
to mingle with guests
(Be sure not to mingle or
Mingle your joys sometimes with your earnest occupation.

19. screwy


That was a screwy idea.

20. intact


If something is intact it's still in one piece. If you'd like your sand castle to remain intact, I suggest you build it away from the water.
These walls are amazing – they’re completely intact even after the war.
I was lucky my cup was still intact after I dropped it.
It's difficult to emerge from such a scandal with your reputation still intact
Her face was intact during the accident.
The objective is to keep integral layers [i] intact, so that they are picked as layers instead of split onto two partial layers.
There are very few lands that still remain intact.
The intact kitchen of this home lies completely undamaged.
I don't think much of her, whosoever she is," said Christie, tossing the intact packet back into the corner.
remains intact even after 50 years
Most of the house remains intact even after two hundred years.
I examined the seal on the bottle to see if it was still intact.
Leave an intact specimen for identification
They are fighting to keep village life intact.
I can find out how many are still intact, if you want.

21. scheme


He failed in the scheme, much to the disappointment of his father.
She denied having taken part in the scheme.
They will lay another scheme.
The community scheme has run up against local opposition.
Under no circumstances can the scheme be put into practice.
As for the scheme I had in my head, it was not a bad one in itself.
The members of each stratum accept as their ideal of decency the scheme of life in vogue in the next higher stratum, and bend their energies to live up to that ideal.
Knowing very well that his wife wanted to go to a movie, the husband, who was a dog in the manger, cooked up a scheme whereby they had to stay at home waiting for a certain visitor who was not expected to come.
He retires before the new pension scheme is due to come into effect.
After weighing all these considerations, the promoters will present their scheme in the form of a private bill; however, they might find themselves forced to alter the route in order to meet criticisms in Parliament.
There are no guarantees and no quick schemes. If someone promises you quick results, it's probably a scam.
Tom is very interested in this scheme / Oliver is always scheming to get the most money for the least amount of work possible
The man's money-making scheme was going great, until the financial crisis struck.
The government introduced an innovative pension scheme. (Rząd przedstawił innowacyjny program emerytalny
That’s because the scheme gives workers lots of options, and people with options often prefer to work in shops and bars rather than muddy fields or food processing plants

22. bullet


Bite the bullet.
The gun went off while he was cleaning it, and the bullet almost struck his wife.
A new kind of bullet had been invented.
Jackson asked the doctor to cut out the bullet at once.
Martin Luther King, Jr., a man of peace, was killed by an assassin's bullet.
Once, when I went to my friend Kawai's house, he fired a pistol. He thought it was not loaded and pointed it at my mouth, but it was and the bullet grazed my ear before hitting the closet.
We were afraid that we might be hit by a bullet, so we ran downstairs.
Take it! It's a magic bullet.
Traffic was also disrupted including the suspension of the Akita, Tohoku bullet train.
He was taken to hospital with a bullet wound.
A bullet from a gun was found at the crime scene.
Malaria killed more people in Italy during World War II than bombs and bullets put together.
He shot 3 bullets, but none of them reached their goals.
According to the regulations you will not be able to carry bullets onboard.
The man fired three times but each bullet missed.

23. eager


When we are told not to come, we become all the more eager to go.
When I go on holiday, I am eager to soak up the history and culture of the place I visit.
she's eager to learn
The illiterate man was eager to increase his vocabulary.
In order to elude her eager public, the movie star checked into the hotel under a false name.
He told me that when he was young, he was very eager to be popular, and wanted to make a good impression on everyone.
An ardent affection for the human race makes enthusiastic characters eager to produce alteration in laws and governments prematurely.
I leaned forward, eager to catch every word he spoke.
I hope he's as eager to learn as the others. They crowded round the spokesperson, eager for any news.
Dogs are always eager to fight with cats whenever they see them.
Your eager is a first step to be promoted.
I am very eager to learn and expand my skills and horizons.
Rosie was eager to leave work as early as possible last Friday.
Teachers like students who are eager to learn.
I'm eager to be allowed to do more private-sector investment.

24. gutter


His wand flew out of his hand as he flung out an arm to break his fall, and he landed, hard, in the gutter
We must repair a gutter in our house because it broke last week.
Water was running along the gutter.
The candle guttered in the wind.
The waste washes down the gutter and into the city's sewerage system.
This man pulled me out of the gutter and saved my life.
On May 18, a young Japanese couple was arrested after their one-year-old baby was found wrapped in a plastic bag and dumped in a gutter.
Before TV cameras, they emptied bottles of Bordeaux wine into the gutter - crying out slogans against the France that had rejected the war in Iraq.
Some good-for-nothing at this gutter paper here, spread this mare's nest.
I dreamt that Congress effected sensible tax reform to improve the lot of the working class. I then woke up in a gutter with nothing but ragged clothes and a stolen guitar to my name.

25. hop


Jill is hopping now
What do you think about a hop for the road?
Every Saturday I go to my favorite hop.
You're too late. He's already hopped the train.
They sometimes use 5 varietes of hop to produce beer.
I tried to hop on my good foot while holding onto Jim.
Frogs can hop.
He hopped and twirled.
If a car is available, I don’t even need advance notice: I can call on my cell phone from the parking lot, and then hop in and drive away.
Let's play Hop Skip And Jump like me, said the little white rabbit.

26. prowess


We've always been pround of our athletic prowess.
You are an excellent specialist, you just haven't realised your prowess yet.
prowess great skill or ability
But at some point in the history of chivalry – prowess – or skill – on the battlefield became combined with a set of conventions – or rules – governing other aspects of behaviour.
exceptional or superior ability, skill, or strength: his prowess as a public speaker.
athletic/sexual/physical prowess
He's always boasting about his sexual prowess.
Though Ilantar had little love for the Isaad and their sinister lord, he respected their prowess in battle.
His martial arts prowess has already reached a level of sublime perfection.
His prowess with women is legendary.

27. appealing


Nothing is so appealing as the innocent face of a sleeping baby.
She gave me an appealing look.
The president tried to make his case for war by subtly appealing to the electorate's deep-seated suspicion of Arabs.

28. buff


an opera buff
He's a real film buff.
film buff
an opera/film/computer/wine buff
<he's such a film buff that he owns over 3,000 movies>: the state of being nude <sunbathing in the buff>
She is a big movie buff.
a computer / opera / film buff
a buff envelope
He was spotted on the beach looking extremely buff.
Let's play a game of blind man's buff.

29. after some time



English word "later"(after some time) occurs in sets:

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30. contemporary or recently invented



English word "later"(contemporary or recently invented) occurs in sets:

Advanced English words that start with "L"