as a result


: because of something
He sprained his wrist and, as a result, he will not be playing in the tournament.
often + of
As a result of the accident, he was out of work for three months.

Example Sentences

Recent Examples on the Web Case in point: The amount of exposure Top Gun: Maverick received as a result of Tom Cruise taking then-late night host and buddy James Corden on a joy ride not long before the movie opened in theaters was immeasurable, sparking a frenzy on social media and headlines across the globe. Pamela Mcclintock, The Hollywood Reporter, 17 May 2023 While this increase is smaller than the amount stated in the post, CO2 released as a result of human activity is driving modern global warming, Josh Willis, a NASA climate scientist, previously told USA TODAY. USA TODAY, 17 May 2023 There is no paperwork to mail in, rarely a line at the airport, and Global Entry holders often end up reunited with their luggage and loved ones faster as a result of their membership. Maya Kachroo-levine, Travel + Leisure, 17 May 2023 Among other issues, these creators see the increase in counterfeiters on the platform as a result of Etsy prioritizing growth over being able to enforce its standards. Kate Wagner, Washington Post, 17 May 2023 In addition to the medical tests, a psychologist and psychiatrist will also look for mental health effects as a result of being confined for so long, similar to Beatriz Flamini, who recently spent 500 days alone in a cave. L'oreal Thompson Payton, Fortune Well, 16 May 2023 Alabama has authorized nitrogen hypoxia - death as a result of breathing pure nitrogen - as an execution method but no state has attempted to use the untested method to put an inmate to death. CBS News, 16 May 2023 And as a result, many are now cutting back their China exposure. Alan Murray, Fortune, 16 May 2023 However, the upcoming ceremony will conform with WGA requests, the union stated; as a result, the WGA no longer plans to picket the awards show. Charisma Madarang, Rolling Stone, 16 May 2023 See More

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“As a result.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 4 Jun. 2023.

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