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lead to sth

phrasal verb with lead
 
 
/liːd/ verb (led /led/, led /led/)
if an action or event leads to something, it makes that thing happen or exist: Higher demand for goods and services leads to higher imports from abroad.
Translations of “lead to sth”
in Chinese (Traditional) 導致,引起…
in Russian приводить к чему-либо, вызывать что-либо…
in Turkish yol açmak, neden olmak…
in Chinese (Simplified) 导致,引起…
in Polish prowadzić do czegoś…
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