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

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