But if they went outside the box,” Jackson said, “there will be consequences.
For women attempting to hide the consequences of illicit congress from the world, shapeless dresses only go so far.
Graham told Sotomayor that he would not have picked her for the court, “but elections have consequences.”
These top-down schemes need city-size investment, and the citizen does not need to worry about the consequences, we are told.
But the consequences of a nuclear exchange are almost too horrible to contemplate.
Sir, are you satisfied with these consequences of the agitation you have gotten up?
He was bold enough to brave the consequences of this act, which he foresaw clearly.
I'll shove you to one side, and you can take the consequences!
These theories were also in their consequences far-reaching.
The causes leading to these conditions are not local; the consequences are not local.
late 14c., "inference, conclusion," from Old French consequence "result" (13c., Modern French conséquence), from Latin consequentia, from consequentem (nominative consequens), present participle of consequi "to follow after," from com- "with" (see com-) + sequi "to follow" (see sequel). Sense of "importance" (c.1600) is from notion of being "pregnant with consequences."