consequences
consequences see CONSEQUENCE (Cf. consequence). As the name of a round game, attested from 1796.

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  • consequences — 01. We failed to predict the [consequences] of our actions. 02. He didn t study much; as a [consequence], he failed the exam. 03. If you don t clean your room, you will suffer the [consequences]. 04. He broke the law, and now he has to face the… …   Grammatical examples in English

  • consequences — n. results 1) to have consequences for 2) to accept, bear, face, suffer, take the consequences 3) far reaching, fateful; grave, serious; inevitable; unforeseeable; unforeseen consequences * * * bear face fateful grave i …   Combinatory dictionary

  • Consequences — n [U] (BrE) a game in which each player writes the first line of a story on a piece of paper and then passes it to the next player who writes the second line, and so on. Each player folds the paper so that the next player cannot see what is… …   Universalium

  • Consequences — Con|se|quen|ces a game played by a small group of people, in which a story is written with each person adding a sentence without knowing what has already been written. The last sentence begins: The ↑consequence (=result) was... The stories are… …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • consequences — con·se·quence || kÉ’nsɪkwÉ™ns n. result, outcome; importance …   English contemporary dictionary

  • consequences — [treated as sing.] a game in which a narrative is made up by the players in turn, each ignorant of what has already been contributed. → consequence …   English new terms dictionary

  • consequences — /ˈkɒnsəkwənsəz/ (say konsuhkwuhnsuhz) plural noun (usually construed as singular) a parlour game in which each participant contributes to a written story without knowing the rest of it, the object being to produce the utmost absurdity …   Australian English dictionary

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