• Create BookmarkCreate Bookmark
  • Create Note or TagCreate Note or Tag
  • PrintPrint
Share this Page URL
Help

Chapter 21. Troublemakers 1 > Affect, Effect

Affect, Effect

One of these words means to “influence.” The same word can also mean “feeling” or “emotion.” The other refers to bringing about a result or to the result itself. Read the following examples and then answer the preview questions.

  • How did the decision affect employee attitudes?

  • Will the budget cuts affect salaries?

  • With jaw tense and fist clenched, he spoke with great affect.

  • What was the effect of the new system on productivity?

  • How can we effect the change most quickly?


PREVIEW

                                                                          

Not a subscriber?

Start A Free Trial


  
  • Creative Edge
  • Create BookmarkCreate Bookmark
  • Create Note or TagCreate Note or Tag
  • PrintPrint