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the upshot (of something)

The final or resulting outcome, conclusion, or consequence (of something). The upshot of this merger is that the company will now control nearly 50% of the world's television networks. I was forced to move back home with my parents after I lost my job, the upshot being that we finally had to confront the issues that had driven a wedge between us for so many years.
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Farlex Dictionary of Idioms. © 2015 Farlex, Inc, all rights reserved.

upshot of something

Fig. the result or outcome of something. The upshot of my criticism was a change in policy. The upshot of the argument was an agreement to hire a new secretary.
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McGraw-Hill Dictionary of American Idioms and Phrasal Verbs. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.

the upshot (of something)

n. the result of something; the outcome of something. The upshot of it all was that we don’t get the new coffeepot.
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the upshot

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The upshot is that the Lamb is both addressed and envisioned in terms otherwise reserved to God.
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Yet the upshot is a postmodern metanarrative that is not only incoherent but also, sadly, empty.