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    "implication", how to use it?

    I dont know how to use this word " implication",

    Thanks in advance!

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    Re: "implication", how to use it?

    One example:
    Supposing something was stolen from a room and Mr. A were to say that Mr.X was acting suspiciously in that room at that time, Mr. A is implying that Mr. X may be invoved in the stealing. Mr.X may be innocent and not involved in the stealing but his implication, if any, in the crime will come under investigation.

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    Re: "implication", how to use it?

    'Implication', especially in the plural, is also used for things that flow from a decision, etc. In the new, you'll hear people talking about the implications of a new law, meaning the effect it will have.


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