Grammatica

V after n

V after n

The verb is followed by a prepositional phrase which consists of the preposition after and a noun group.This pattern has one structure:
    Verb with prepositional Object
    They lust after power.
V after n
 Verb groupafternoun group
SubjectVerbprepositional Object
The attendantschasedafterhim.
Americanshankerafterthe big gas-guzzling cars of yesteryear.
V P after n
 Verb groupParticleafternoun group
SubjectVerbprepositional Object
Ihad to cleanupafterher.
Verbs with this pattern belong to the following meaning groups:
The 'hanker' groupThe 'go' groupThe 'follow' groupThe 'clear up' groupStructure informationOther related patterns

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