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Words for You

Here you’ll find answers to your questions about which of several words is  the correct word to use.

Affect or Effect

Use affect when you mean “to influence or to pretend.”

Example: Your shouting cannot affect my mood today!

Use effect when you mean “to complete, to accomplish, to bring about an event or a change in something.”

Example: We effected the conversion and transfer exactly on schedule.

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