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Idiom of the week- the/a ripple effect

Posted by englishlessons on December 28, 2011


the continuing and spreading results of an event or action


People are worried about the ripple effect of the European debt crisis on the global economy.

That company has hired hundreds of new employees, which has had a positive ripple effect on the local economy.

Picture it:
Throwing a rock into still water creates a ripple effect.

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