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Can someone please explain to me- as clearly as possible- when to use the word affect and when to use the word effect?

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Erica_Smerica

Asked by Erica_Smerica at 8:49 PM on Sep. 13, 2010 in Just for Fun

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  • effect is cause and effect affect is the other use
    dancinintherain

    Answer by dancinintherain at 8:51 PM on Sep. 13, 2010

  • effect is like cause and effect.... The effect of the hurricane was devastating.......affect is like ... when your boyfriend cheated on you ..how did it affect you
    harris4

    Answer by harris4 at 8:53 PM on Sep. 13, 2010

  • Amelia512

    Answer by Amelia512 at 8:53 PM on Sep. 13, 2010

  • I think the above is pretty explanatory, but here goes mine affect, to make a change or influence you, effect, the result or consequence of something
    MyAngel003

    Answer by MyAngel003 at 9:28 PM on Sep. 13, 2010

  • effect is usually used as a noun (person, place, thing or idea) and affect is usually used as a verb (action)



     




     



     

    scout_mom

    Answer by scout_mom at 9:31 PM on Sep. 13, 2010

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