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"get home after work" or "get home from work"?

Which is correct?
e.g.
When I got home after/from work, my wife was cooking.

For learning: English
Base language: English
Category: Language

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    We can use both.

    I would use "from" but I hear both used frequently, in my experience living and working in Britain and the United States.

    I think "When I got home from work" sounds a lot smoother.

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