Grammar Patterns

N from n

The 'fallout' group

These nouns refer to things that happen or arise as a result of something.
The political fallout from the hearings is widely expected to be negligible.
In the case of proceeds, the preposition from is sometimes followed by an '-ing' clause.
The proceeds from selling the fleet would be reinvested by the company in its expanding hardware business.
  • fallout
  • gains
  • payoff
  • proceeds
  • profit (usu plural)
  • revenue
  • spin-off
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