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Collocation ImportancePlay
Pair 'repercussion' with words that match the situation's seriousness; 'negative' for bad outcomes. SlideThey ignored the negative repercussions of illegal downloading.
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Not Always ImmediatePlay
Repercussions may occur long after the initial event, showing delayed effects. SlideThe environmental repercussions of the oil spill were felt years later.
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Emotional WeightPlay
Use 'repercussion' to imply significant, often negative, impact or seriousness. SlideHis betrayal had deep emotional repercussions for the family.