Expressions used in Everyday Spoken English in Social and Professional contexts


1) the result of something
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    • desired/possible/potential outcome
  • Analysis
    The outcome of something is the result with the way something turns out. You might await the outcome of an election, the outcome of a decision or ask about the outcome of an enquiry or project. "What was the outcome of your meeting with the German team?" You could ask about the outcome of a sports event or match. "What was the outcome of the match?" You will hear this expression used both in social and professional contexts.
  • Professional Examples (Basic)
    1. As long as I achieve the desired outcome every time, the designer will keep me on as her assistant.
    2. The only outcome from this argument will be sore feelings and an unproductive day.
    3. Poker players will think about which possible outcomes are most likely based on betting style, opponent tells, and what cards have been revealed already.
    4. Please prepare the learning outcomes of each training course.
  • Social Examples (Basic)
    1. I think the man is guilty but we won't know for sure until the outcome of the trial.
    2. The outcome of the mat will determine who goes into the semi-finals.
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