consequences


consequences
01. We failed to predict the [consequences] of our actions.
02. He didn't study much; as a [consequence], he failed the exam.
03. If you don't clean your room, you will suffer the [consequences].
04. He broke the law, and now he has to face the [consequences] of his actions.
05. The fun-loving students suffered the unpleasant [consequences] of spending too much time partying.
06. Many people in our society have criminal records as a [consequence] of what I consider to be unworkable drug laws.
07. If mankind fails to address the problem of pollution, future generations will face the terrible [consequences] of our inaction.
08. John F. Kennedy once said that a man does what he must, in spite of personal [consequences], in spite of obstacles and dangers and pressures, and that is the basis of all human morality.
09. Midori Koto once said that honor isn't about making the right choices; it's about dealing with the [consequences].
10. Robert G. Ingersoll once observed that in nature, there are neither rewards nor punishments; there are [consequences].
11. Rainforest destruction, and the [consequent] damage to the environment are now of national concern in the Côte d'Ivoire.
12. The people of Belarus continue to live with the [consequences] of the world's worst nuclear disaster at Chernobyl.
13. Condoleezza Rice once remarked that history is littered with cases of inaction that led to very grave [consequences] for the world.
14. Bill Gates once said that the inevitable [consequence] of better computer systems is a smarter use of people's time.
15. To a Buddhist, every word, action or thought is important, and has [consequences].
16. Studies show that responses are strengthened when followed by a satisfying [consequence].
17. She continued to miss class; [consequently], she was asked to leave the program.
18. The students engaged in [inconsequential] but amusing chatter before their final exam.

Grammatical examples in English. 2013.

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