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Affect vs effect: one person affects another by pushing them into the water. The effect is a big splash.

Affect. Effect

When should use affect or effect in English? Affect is a verb — you affect someone or something. Effect is a noun.

In this sketch, the person is affected (verb) by being pushed into the water with the effect (noun) being a large splash.

Also see: less vs fewer

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