result in (something)

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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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McGraw-Hill Dictionary of American Idioms and Phrasal Verbs. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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