As a result

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Definition

(The tiger has escaped.) As a result, (we can't go to the zoo): (The tiger has escaped.) Because of this, for this reason, therefore (we can't go to the zoo)
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Note: 'As a result' introduces the conclusion of an action or event which was previously mentioned. 'As a result of' is used to introduce the cause or origin of an action.

(My flight was delayed) as the result of (a snow storm): (My flight was delayed) because of, due to, as a consequence of (a snow storm)
idiom
As a result of the judge's decision, I will be in prison for six months.

Examples

  • "In conclusion, and as a result of your hard work, I would like to propose the next step in your therapy"
  • "The fan is probably destroyed, and as a result your motherboard is totally fried."
  • "As a result, he will not be coming into the office for the next few days."
  • "Delavigne's share price will fluctuate as a result."
  • "Leonard : Mr. Delavigne, my comrades have need to speak with you, and as a result of the collective bargaining agreement signed three years ago, it's my duty to negotiate workers' rights and grievances with the employer."
  • "Luna : I just wish it were less humid in this building, my chi is really suffering as a result."
  • "As a result of this experience, I have mastered my own emotions, which has made me the ideal candidate to interact with customers in a professional, calm and composed fashion."
  • "I made two mistakes that day: not putting on my seatbelt (and suffering horrific nasal injuries as a result) and not renewing my auto insurance."
  • "As a result of the operation, Mr. Connors was physically unable to drive his own car, due to the many bandages covering his eyes, which is why Mr. Marron happened to be at the wheel."

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