Child abuse has a domino effect that spreads to all who touch the family.
Dave Pelzer -- A Child Called It
Lobel said something about the domino theory, how if Vietnam fell to the Communists then the rest of Asia might fall.
Walter Dean Myers -- Fallen Angels
As soon as one reporter saw him, there was a domino effect-flashbulbs burst like a string of fireworks; microphones were thrust in front of him.
Jodi Picoult -- Nineteen Minutes
"A reverberation," the announcer was saying from the living room, "that would cause a domino effect among the population, causing people to slowly go insane from the constant, unknown droning."
Sarah Dessen -- The Truth About Forever
When one vowel changes, it has a kind of domino effect on the others.
Robert MacNeil and William Crane -- Do You Speak American?
If just one of them moved, I thought, the domino effect could engulf the three of us in an asphyxiating mass of literature.
John Green -- Looking for Alaska
They weren’t yet visible, but the lieutenant had passed the word down through a whisper that was relayed like a domino effect: "Fire on my command."
Ishmael Beah -- A Long Way Gone
But it was John Kennedy who ordered a gradual escalation in the number of troops since taking office, hoping to ensure that Vietnam did not fall to communism and thus perhaps begin a domino effect that would see other Asian nations turn their backs on democracy.
Bill O’Reilly and Martin Dugard -- Killing Kennedy