来自拉丁语 sequi,追随，延续，词源同 sequence,pursue.-el,小词后缀。引申词义续集，续篇。
- sequel (n.)
- early 15c., "train of followers," from Old French sequelle (14c.), from Late Latin sequela "that which follows, result, consequence," from sequi "to follow, come after, follow after, attend, follow naturally," from PIE root *sekw- (1) "to follow" (cognates: Sanskrit sacate "accompanies, follows," Avestan hacaiti, Greek hepesthai "to follow," Lithuanian seku "to follow," Latin secundus "second, the following," Old Irish sechim "I follow"). Meaning "consequence" is attested from late 15c. Meaning "story that follows and continues another" first recorded 1510s.
- 1. Richard Chamberlain has agreed to make a sequel to "The Thorn Birds".
- 2. The police said the clash was a sequel to yesterday'snationwide strike.
- 3. She is currently writing a sequel to Daphne du Maurier's "Rebecca"
- 4. The arrests were a "direct sequel" to investigations.
- 5. The immediate sequel to the price rises was uprisings across the country.
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