vanpro wrote:Actually, tlp is correct. etb is wrong.
ETB: you posted the definition of "effect" which is clearly a noun; whereas you were incorrectly using it as a verb. Affect is the correct verb...
Affect and effect are two words that are commonly confused.
"Affect" is usually a verb meaning "to influenceThe drug did not affect the disease.
"Effect" is usually a noun meaning "result".
The drug has many adverse side effects.
"Effect" can also be used as a verb meaning "to bring about".
The present government effected many positive changes.
let's move on shall we