Preposition tras


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With tras (after, behind) you can specify location and time. The location indicates that something is behind an object, a person:

La pelota está tras el sofá.

However, the prepositional expression detrás de is used more frequently:

La pelota está detrás del sofá.

In the case of time specifications, tras is used to express that something happened after an event. It can also be used by después de:

Tras su operación cambió mucho.

Después de su operación cambió mucho.