Expressions used in Everyday Spoken English in Social and Professional contexts
1) consequence or incidental effect, outcome
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fallout from the argument/decision, nuclear fallout
The fallout of a situation or action is the adverse or negative results that come as a result of it. Fallout can also refer to radioactive particles that occur as a result of a nuclear explosion or substances in the air that occur due to an industrial process or accident.
Social Examples (Advance)
The fallout from the argumenton the train was that the police had to be called.
The city was abandoned after the explosion, due to theradiation caused by the nuclear fallout.
Professional Examples (Basic)
Low morale among staff was the fallout from the Board's unpopular decision regarding annual leave.
The fallout of the crash that occurred during delivery is that now we are over 10,000 units behind.
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