Do you have problems in telling the difference between effect and affect?

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  • Anonymous
    4 weeks ago

    No.  Affect is the verb.  Effect is the result.

    @ quatt47 -- Obviously.

  • F
    Lv 6
    4 weeks ago

    No but read newspaper articles and you’ll find many so called professional journalists do.

  • Zirp
    Lv 7
    4 weeks ago

    No, never. To affect is to influence negatively

  • 4 weeks ago

    Inthink the dictionary should be changed to only ine spelling and that’s effect, we don’t need both wirds too confusing 

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  • 4 weeks ago

    nope         .

  • 4 weeks ago

    None whatsoever.

  • ML
    Lv 5
    1 month ago

    Affect is most often used as a verb meaning “to have an impact on,” "to influence."  Effect is most commonly used as a noun meaning the result, an outcome.  “The tornado  will affect our picnic plans," BUT “The effect of the anesthetics can be harmful for your heart." Effect can also be a verb meaning produce, make it a reality. 

    It seemed to effect change in social life,

  • keerok
    Lv 7
    1 month ago

    In a country where we pronounce vowels as they are, no.

  • Anonymous
    1 month ago

    This takes me back to my school days and knowing when to use affect or effect was a major problem for most people.

    The best way I can describe it is as follows.

    Affect is a verb and means change.

    Effect is primarily a noun and means result.

    The problem is that effect,in some cases,can also be a verb meaning to cause something to happen. 

    For example,the catching of coronavirus was effected by having dirty hands.

    Hope this is a helpful explanation.

  • 1 month ago

    If you understand that one is a noun and the other a verb you shouldn't!

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