The waves got higher and higher.
Then the waves broke the boat, and the emperor could not get back to the palace.
(What is the meanign of 'Then' in the passage above? 1. At that time 2. After that 3. In that case Or another meaning?)
English - Writeacher, Wednesday, May 25, 2011 at 7:24am
In that sentence, it means "after that" -- the next thing that happened.