Common Errors in English Usage: Affect, Effect

Here is an English usage worksheet on the complications of using the words affect and effect, both as verbs and nouns.

As a verb, affect is used both intransitively and transitively; its use is complicated by the fact that this verb can have two meanings. Effect as a verb also carries complicated usage rules which are mitigated by the fact that it only is used transitively.

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