I'm searching on the internet how to use result from, and I've found the examples:

His failure is a result of laziness.

His failure results from his laziness.


Are both correct? Is there a slight difference in meaning?

  • Your title asks a different question from the body of your question—which is it? – Janus Bahs Jacquet Dec 3 '17 at 11:33

Both are possible. I'd have rather said (AE speaker)

"His failure is a result of his laziness"

The 2nd option you list (results from) is correct but isn't great and refers to something general, not a specific instance of failure.

  • Thank you very much I have another one question. The destruction of the rain forests is resulted from slash-and-burn agriculture. This sentence is correct? – Aum_Yuka Oct 4 '17 at 9:44
  • No. You want to say: "The destruction of the rain forest is the result of slash-and-burn agriculture" but that's not really accurate because it means 100% of the destruction is a result of that one thing, which can't be true. – SonOfPingu Oct 4 '17 at 12:26

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