25.4.2.3.2 Relative Adverbs Indicating Future


25.4.2.3.2.1 Bald, demnächst = soon
  Er wird bald kommen. He'll come soon.
  Der Film kommt demnächst im Kino. The movie is soon released.

25.4.2.3.2.2 Danach *, hinterher = afterwards
  Hinterher ist man immer schlauer. Afterwards one is always wiser.
  Danach sind wir ins Kino gegangen. Afterwards we went to the movies.

* Note: danach can also be a pronominal adverb, or can have the function of a pronoun.

Example: Danach hat er nicht gefragt. He did not ask about this.

This danach substitutes something, refers to something already said, therefore is has the same function like a pronoun.

25.4.2.3.2.3 Später = later, afterwards
  Wir machen es später. We do it later.
  Danach sind wir ins Kino gegangen. Afterwards we went to the movies.






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