aftermath


aftermath
01. The government must take action to make sure our airports are safe in the [aftermath] of the terrorist attacks on the World Trade Center.
02. In the [aftermath] of the war, they left the country for a new life in America.
03. Thousands of people lay dead in the [aftermath] of the tsunami.
04. In the [aftermath] of the earthquake, people from all over the world contributed money for food, shelter and medicines.
05. The building has been outfitted with a new alarm system in the [aftermath] of the fire.
06. He changed his lifestyle completely in the [aftermath] of a near fatal heart attack.
07. The leader of the party was forced to resign in the [aftermath] of the election loss.
08. Thousands of refugees have been fleeing the country in the [aftermath] of the declaration of war.
09. The total cost of rebuilding the country in the [aftermath] of the civil war will be in the billions of dollars.
10. In the [aftermath] of the shootings at the school, many of the children experienced frequent, terrible nightmares.
11. Tourism to the area has decreased sharply in the [aftermath] of the rebel attacks on foreigners.
12. Herbert Hoover once remarked that older men declare war. But it is youth that must fight and die. And it is youth who must inherit the tribulation, the sorrow, and the triumphs that are the [aftermath] of war.
13. Mason Cooley once noted that the [aftermath] of joy is not usually more joy.
14. In the [aftermath] of 9/11, laws introduced by the American government to deal with suspected terrorists have raised concern among the international human rights community.

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