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I' like to know which one of these (or maybe there is another correct way to say it)is correct:

  • after have waited ( e.g. 1 hour )
  • after waiting ( e.g. 1 hour )
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Also OK: "After I have waited 1 hour", "After he has waited one hour". –  GEdgar Jan 8 '12 at 12:38

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After waiting an hour is correct. The first one would be after having waited an hour.

But after an hour works and is shorter.

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After waiting an hour is fine. After having waited an hour is unlikely, because after is unnecessary.

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