Affect or Effect


It is a noun meaning “outcome or result”.

For example:

The effects of the earthquake were overwhelming.
Before you make an important decision, always think about the possible effects of it.
Your advice had a tremendous effect on my decision.


It is a verb meaning “to change or to have an effect on”.

For example:

His success in management will affect our standing among the other departments.
The way she affected other students was admirable.
Your remarks have affected me a lot.

Quick Exercise

Select from effect / affect.

1. What are the possible of these actions?

2. I don't think there will be any negative .

3. His actions will positively your reputation at school.

4. The crisis is not going to our country.

5. The hurricane had no significant on wildlife.

Correctness =
Correct answers:

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