In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(resultado, efecto)consequenceesto puede traer / tener consecuencias muy graves para nosotros — this may have very grave consequences for us
- haz lo que tú quieras, pero luego atente a las consecuencias — do what you like, but you'll have to accept the consequences
- las graves consecuencias de la contaminación — the serious effects / consequences of pollution
- una decisión que trajo como consecuencia su renuncia — a decision which resulted in her resignation / in her resigning
- la guerra trajo como consecuencia la modernización de la industria — the modernization of the industry came about as a result / consequence of the war
- llevar algo hasta sus últimas consecuencias — to carry sth to its logical conclusion
2a consecuencia de — as a result of
- murió a consecuencia de las múltiples heridas de bala — she died from / as a result of the multiple bullet wounds she received
- en consecuencia — (por consiguiente) therefore
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