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final / last / finally / ultimate
after / then (afterwards) / after that / afterwards
to fall behind / to lag (in technology etc) / backward / to retrogress
empress / imperial consort
unprecedented and never to be duplicated / the first and the last / unmatched / unique
  *后* | 后* | *后
surname Hou
  *后* | 后* | *后
empress / queen / (archaic) monarch / ruler
  *后* | 后* | *后
back / behind / rear / afterwards / after / later / post-
afterwards / following / later / after
after / later / afterwards / following / later on / in the future
behind / at the back / in the rear / behind sb's back
around / from beginning to end / all around / front and rear
in a little while / in a moment / later on
early or late / priority / in succession / one after another
soon after
posthumous / one's social background / behind the body
sometime / someday (in the future)
Tin Hau, Empress of Heaven, another name for the goddess Matsu 媽祖|妈祖 / Tin Hau (Hong Kong area around the MTR station with same name)
hereafter / henceforth / in the future / from now on
after the event
behind the scenes
after this / afterwards / hereafter
after that / then
Empress Dowager
after death / posthumous
from now on / in the future / time to come
next / later / after that
after the event / in hindsight / in retrospect
to lag behind
postdoc / a postdoctoral position
after school
after drinking / under the influence of alcohol
after the war / postwar
after tax
queen / CL: 個|个,
after a catastrophe / post-traumatic
drag queen
leisure time (over a cup of tea, after a meal etc)
to stand back / to go back (in time) / to yield / to make concessions
the back of the head / (fig.) the back of one's mind
to deal with the aftermath (arising from an accident) / funeral arrangements / reparations
to postpone / to defer / to delay
(military) the enemy's rear / behind enemy lines
striving to be first and fearing to be last (idiom); outdoing one another
after this / afterwards / next
henceforth / thereafter / subsequently
90s generation
to consider past cause and future effect (idiom); to think over the past and future / to ponder over reasons and connection
to look forward and back / to consider prudently / overcautious
afterwards / then
empress dowager
to follow everywhere / to always be there for sb at their beck and call
the mantis stalks the cicada, unaware of the oriole behind (idiom, from Daoist classic Zhuangzi 莊子|庄子); to pursue a narrow gain while neglecting a greater danger
after this / from then on
economically backward
later / afterwards
to bring up the rear
after liberation (i.e. after the Communist's victory) / after the establishment of PRC in 1949
to follow the past and herald the future (idiom); part of a historical transition / forming a bridge between earlier and later stages
beauty queen
Queen Dowager (in Europe) / widowed queen / Queen mother
it's better to hurry at the start than to rush later (idiom)
Prélude à l'après-midi d'un faune, by Claude Debussy based on poem by Stéphane Mallarmé
modesty leads to progress, arrogance makes you fall behind (quote of Mao Zedong)
to push back (progress, the times etc)
from here on
to lack male offspring
to adjourn / to defer
lit. to punish those before to prevent those after (idiom); to criticize former mistakes firmly to prevent them happening again
backwards / facing back
from then on / after / afterwards / thereafter
queen bee
to banish from one's thoughts / to ignore / to take no notice
from that / following from that / after that
Queen Victoria (1819-1901), reigned 1837-1901
a blade will get rusty if it is not sharpened; a man will fall behind if he doesn't study (idiom)
empress / imperial consort
to bring honor to one's ancestors and benefit future generations (idiom)
regardless of what's before or after (idiom); rushing blindly into sth
to trip forwards or stumble back (idiom, from Book of Songs); can't get anything right
Empress Dowager Ci'an (1837-1881) of Qing
(idiom) not want to be outdone / not content to lag behind
Dairy Queen (brand)
thinking and pondering (idiom); to turn sth over in one's mind / to consider repeatedly
from now on / henceforward
Empress Dowager Cixi or Ts'u Hsi (1835-1908), regent 1861-1908
drag queen / female impersonator

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