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    as a result

    Should we use "as a result of..." or "as the result of...."?

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    #2

    Re: as a result

    Quote Originally Posted by sjc55 View Post
    Should we use "as a result of..." or "as the result of...."?
    As a result of ....

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    Re: as a result

    Quote Originally Posted by Harry Smith View Post
    As a result of ....
    Why is "as the result of" wrong? I come across quite often especially on academic works.


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    Re: as a result

    Quote Originally Posted by LwyrFirat View Post
    Why is "as the result of" wrong? I come across quite often especially on academic works.
    as the result of
    as a result of

    I think both could be used depending on context. Are you talking about something specific or general? This would determine your choice.


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    Re: as a result

    As a result of, IS MORE ACCURATE

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    Re: as a result

    Quote Originally Posted by ilyas khan View Post
    As a result of, IS MORE ACCURATE
    According to who? I think Naamplao made it very clear with his/her explanation, about the different usages.

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