UK:*UK and possibly other pronunciationsUK and possibly other pronunciations/ˈkɒnsɪkwɛns/

US:USA pronuncation: IPAUSA pronuncation: IPA/ˈkɑnsɪˌkwɛns, -kwəns/

US:USA pronunciation: respellingUSA pronunciation: respelling(konsi kwens′, -kwəns)

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Most examples are given in US English. We have labeled exceptions as UK.
  1. just have to [face, deal with, take, accept] the consequences
  2. [time, need] to [face] the consequences
  3. he'll have to [face] the consequences (of)
  4. [face] the consequences of your [decisions, actions, thoughts]
  5. Well, that was an unforeseen consequence!
  6. ignore the [possible, potential] consequences
  7. did not consider the consequences before
  8. did not plan appropriately for the consequences
  9. What are the (most) [likely, probable] consequences?
  10. Did you even think about the consequences before you...?
  11. the consequences of [attacking, threatening, offering, refusing]
  12. [chose, decided] to ignore the consequences
  13. the [accident, crash, mistake] was a consequence of
  14. was a consequence of the [storm, downpour, gale]
  15. is a consequence of poor [living, driving, thinking, preparation, management]
  16. a consequence of a [poor, sedentary] lifestyle
  17. a consequence of [careless, reckless, thoughtless] driving
  18. Cancer is a possible consequence of [smoking, asbestos exposure].
  19. there will be major consequences if you (don't)
  20. you are going to experience major consequences if you (don't)
  21. is a matter of [no, little, minimal] consequence
  22. In consequence, you'll [need, have] to be (prudent).
  23. In consequence, he was [forgotten, pardoned, reprieved].
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