Shortly afterwards

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Definition

Shortly afterwards (he apologized): Soon after that, (he apologized)
idiom
afterward(s) next, following that
shortly soon

Examples

  • "A ballad about the fateful day at Bondi Beach was released shortly afterwards, and has quickly made its way up in the charts, rivalling 'Waltzing Matilda' in popularity."
  • "As you all know, we recently lost our CEO Bruno Delavigne, and shortly afterwards our interim CEO Susan Bliss, who ran off with Bruno after a very interesting wedding in London."

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