RE: Affect and Effect

Subject: RE: Affect and Effect
From: Claudia Sutton <csutton -at- companydna -dot- com>
To: "TECHWR-L" <techwr-l -at- lists -dot- raycomm -dot- com>
Date: Thu, 1 Feb 2001 13:10:32 -0500

Susan Guttman wrote:
<<"Effect" acts upon a thing, "affect" is the thing that is acted upon.>>

Just to clarify, it's the other way around.
To affect something is to act upon it. The effect you have is the result of
the action.


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