what then


: what will happen in that case
What if there should be a fire? What then?

Example Sentences

Recent Examples on the Web What then for art, and what then for statecraft? Jason Farago, New York Times, 9 Oct. 2022 Conventional dating practices might actually lead to something promising, and what then? Morgan Parker, ELLE, 4 June 2022 So what then of the Big Ten? Doug Lesmerises, cleveland, 18 May 2022 This is what then creates the inflamed plaques. Kelly Dougher, Allure, 10 May 2022 After law school, Carroll practiced law for several years before going into politics, facing no opposition in the 1970 Democratic primary for a House seat in what then was the 13th House District on Chicago’s North Side. Bob Goldsborough, chicagotribune.com, 13 Nov. 2021 The squat three-story brick box was built for a candy manufacturer on the block between Hawthorn and Second streets, around the corner from what then was skid row. John King, San Francisco Chronicle, 25 Sep. 2021 Once the rocket is horizontally grounded, what then? Paul Gattis | Pgattis@al.com, al, 1 Feb. 2023 With that in mind, the city of San Diego opened a safe parking lot that accepts RVs and cars in 2019 near the entrance of what then was Qualcomm Stadium. San Diego Union-Tribune, 10 Dec. 2022 See More

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“What then.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/what%20then. Accessed 5 Jun. 2023.

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