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result in (something)

To cause or bring about some particular action or outcome; to end in some particular manner or fashion. The heated argument resulted in tragedy when one of the men pushed the other into an oncoming car. We're hoping that this investment results in a lucrative and sustainable revenue stream. The routine check resulted in the bank officer discovering a string of fraudulent transactions being committed by one of the senior staff.
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result in something

to achieve something; to bring about something; to cause something to happen. I hope that this will result in the police finding your car. All my effort resulted in nothing at all.
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The demonstrations and sit-ins held in Sindh, Punjab and Khyber Pakhtunkhwa after the Faizabad operation resulted in at least one death and left dozens injured, besides over 200 injuries reported in Islamabad.
Defence Ministry is informed about the incident and it is expected that a board of inquiry would probe the incident June 2016: Two people, a sailor and a civilian contractor, were killed by a toxic gas leak that occurred during maintenance work in the sewage treatment plant compartment during the first refit of the aircraft carrier INS Vikramaditya April 2016: A sailor lost his leg while two others were injured in an oxygen cylinder explosion on board INS Neerikshak March 2016: A fire broke out on the soon- to- be decommissioned aircraft carrier INS Virat which resulted in the death of one and the injury of three others RECENT ACCIDENTS
Last year's downturn was driven by the many natural catastrophes that resulted in the highest underwriting losses since 2002, according to a Best's Special Report dated May 24, 2012, U.S.
This has already resulted in (INS: a) 37% increase in school enrolment, and a marked increase in school completion rates in this district.
Also, Clark says, "Japan's tax law requires that initially estimated tax payments are based upon the prior year's tax liability which resulted in an overpayment of estimated tax in 2003 that was applied to 2004, resulting in a lower tax payment required in Japan in 2004.
A whopping 52 per cent of England's throw-ins resulted in rapidly lost possession.
Also, CalCPA's financial literacy initiative has received an American Society of Association Executives' 2004 Award of Excellence as an outstanding program that has resulted in a significant benefit to American society.
The break-ins have resulted in stolen and vandalized communications equipment, with losses estimated at $2,200.
"This has resulted in hundreds of [immigrants] who are trying to comply with the law to be thrown in jail," she said.
The new policy has resulted in months of turmoil for the Cambodian American community.
In 2002, the continued weakness in corporate profits, investor distrust and international uncertainties have resulted in a serious market decline.
The criminal acts of September 11, 2001, resulted in changes to existing U.S.
In early January 1986, President Reagan publicly began laying the foundation for striking against Libya in supposed retaliation for Arab terrorist attacks at the Rome and Vienna airports that had resulted in multiple deaths and injuries.
However, the use of molecular tools with a greater capacity to detect and differentiate strains has resulted in the identification of other human pathogens: C.
All have resulted in rapid and effective incapacitation of the opponents.