shortly after

idiom

: soon after
Shortly after she hung up, the phone rang again.

Examples of shortly after in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web LeBron James posted shortly after the Clippers announced West’s death. Dan Woike, Los Angeles Times, 12 June 2024 Dodgers manager Dave Roberts said base coaches Dino Ebel and Clayton McCullough each talked to Pages shortly after the game ended. Doug Padilla, Orange County Register, 12 June 2024 Otoniel Feliz and Zoila Dominici — the parents of the infant who died — spoke out shortly after his death. Brian Anthony Hernandez, Peoplemag, 11 June 2024 First Lady Jill Biden arrived at the courthouse in Wilmington to show her support for Hunter Biden shortly after the verdict was read on Tuesday morning. Brian Bennett, TIME, 11 June 2024 See all Example Sentences for shortly after 

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“Shortly after.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/shortly%20after. Accessed 18 Jun. 2024.

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