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As a result:‘flexible workers find themselves in great demand, and consequently gain high salaries’
as a result, as a consequence, in consequence, so, that being so, thus, therefore, accordingly, hence, for that reason, for this reason, because of that, because of this, on that account, on this accountinevitably, necessarilyergoView synonyms
- ‘On the farm diesel and silage wrap will rise and consequently the farmers margin of profit will be cut.’
- ‘The boat is wider than a racing craft and consequently is safer for beginners.’
- ‘These effects result in nutrient imbalances in plants, consequently reducing plant growth.’
- ‘In a lawless and consequently weak state, man is defenceless and unfree.’
- ‘So for me the gig does have some cache in its own right and consequently I do feel a little excited when I chance to think about it.’
- ‘I have no expectation that you would consequently disclose any information to me.’
- ‘We demand it all and consequently miss what we should be looking for.’
- ‘The separate dish of butter was hard and consequently difficult to spread - a minor difficulty.’
- ‘Many corporates have not been able to cope up with this change and have consequently become sick.’
- ‘She suffered from insomnia and depression and consequently was prescribed anti depressants.’
- ‘It means we can go into those games and maybe enjoy them a little bit more and, consequently, be a little bit more relaxed.’
- ‘The council consequently decided to carry out a peer review on the whole project, he said.’
- ‘The first time we tried it, about a year ago, we loved it and consequently raved about it.’
- ‘It's said that each pair of lederhosen has a story to tell and consequently they are never washed.’
- ‘When they reach a certain age, they stop believing and consequently stop writing.’
- ‘Cranks and charlatans abound when we are all experts in our own field, and consequently nobody is a real expert at all.’
- ‘We are more individualised than ever before, and consequently less social.’
- ‘I consequently spent a lot of time avoiding the kitchen, holed up in my room reading.’
- ‘The heavy rain made for slippery conditions and consequently mistakes on both sides.’
- ‘Paris is a smaller city than London and consequently has less of a suburban sprawl.’
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