lead to

phrasal verb

led to; leading to; leads to
: to result in (something)
a course of study leading to a degree in agriculture
Her investigations ultimately led to the discovery of the missing documents.
His volunteer work in the hospital led to a career in nursing.

Examples of lead to in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web The group is based in Russia and Ukraine but has members around the world, including the U.S., the agent writes in the federal complaint that led to his arrest. Michael Loria, USA TODAY, 17 July 2024 Some of the extras in the movie were genuine storm chasers, leading to some real-life bonding. Thomas Page, CNN, 16 July 2024 Beverly was married five times After splitting from Donald, Beverly was in a number of relationships, leading to a rotating door of father figures for J.D. Rebecca Aizin, Peoplemag, 16 July 2024 Protein and fiber slow the absorption of sugar into the bloodstream, leading to lower post-meal blood sugar levels. Jillian Kubala, Health, 16 July 2024 See all Example Sentences for lead to 

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“Lead to.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/lead%20to. Accessed 22 Jul. 2024.

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