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Affect vs. effect. Jelena Basta [email protected] to affect ( ∂ ’ fekt ). AFFECT (verb) = to have an influence, to influence ( UTICATI NA, POGODITI, ZADESITI ) Seeing thin models affects a young girl's self image. An earthquake affected Japan two years ago.

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Affect vs effect

Affect vs. effect

Jelena Basta

[email protected]


To affect fekt

to affect (∂’fekt)

  • AFFECT (verb) = to have an influence, to influence (UTICATI NA, POGODITI, ZADESITI)

    Seeing thin models affects a young girl's self image.

    An earthquake affected Japan two years ago.

    NO preposition ON after ‘affect’ !!!

    NOT

    Seeing thin models affects ON a young girl's self image.

    An earthquake affected ON Japan two years ago.


An effect n i fekt

an effect (n.) - (i’fekt)

  • AN EFFECT (noun) —  A RESULT / A CONSEQUENCE/ AN IMPRESSION (UTICAJ, DEJSTVO)

    Boycotts havean effect ON company profits. 

    Loss of profits will have an effectON company managers. 

  • The noun “effect” is commonly followed by the preposition ON.


An effect n i fekt1

an effect (n.) -(i’fekt)

  • Typical expressions with the noun “effect”:

    to have an effect ON sth.

    cause and effect – uzrokiposledica

    the effect OF sth. ON sth.

    IN effect – in essence (u suštini)

    to come/go INTO effect – stupitinasnagu, postatipunovažan, pravosnažan

    take effect – dati rezultate

    to the effect - to the extent – do te mere

    personal effects – lične stvari, lična svojina

    REMEMBER THESE EXPRESSIONS!!!


An effect n i fekt2

an effect (n.) -(i’fekt)

  • Examples:

  • She became thin to the effect she was too weak to walk and fainted often.

  • When she left, she took her personal effects with her.

  • The law will go into effect at the first of the year.

  • The new law would take effect immediately. 

  • Glamorous images have an effect on young girls.

  • They stopped hiring too-thin models which in effect meant the models would need to gain some weight to be hired.


An effect n i fekt3

an effect (n.) -(i’fekt)

Typical adjectives that

precede the noun “effect”:

adverse -neželjen

beneficial - koristan

considerable -značajan

cumulative - kumulativni

damaging - štetan

detrimental - poguban

dramatic

harmful

immediate

knock-on – sekundarni, domino

major

negative

positive

profound -dalekosežan

serious

side – sporedni, nus

significant

substantial -značajan


An effect n i fekt4

an effect (n.) -(i’fekt)

Examples:

A side effect – nus pojava

An adverse effect – neželjeno, negativno dejstvo

A knock-on effekt – domino efekat

A profound effect – dalekosežno dejstvo

A cumulative effect – kumulativno dejstvo (poput onog koje ima dugoročno uzimanje droga i nekih lekova)

e.g. Drugs have a cumulative ___________ on human beings.

If you see some of the above-mentioned adjectives, add the noun “effect”.


An effect n i fekt5

an effect (n.) -(i’fekt)

Examples:

  • She became thin to the effect she was too weak to walk and fainted often.

  • When she left, she took her personal effects with her.

  • The law will go into effect at the first of the year.

  • The new law would take effect immediately. 

  • Glamorous images have an effect on young girls.

  • They stopped hiring too-thin models which in effect meant the models would need to gain some weight to be hired.


To effect v i fekt

to effect (v.) -(i’fekt)

TO EFFECT (verb) -to make something happen

- to carry out

- sprovesti, izvršiti, obaviti

  • Managers can effect change if they choose to do the right thing.

  • Payment should beeffectedby Friday.

  • Production was stopped until we effectedthe repairs.

  • This plan will surely effect significant improvements in our productivity.


T o effect v i fekt

To effect (v.) - (i’fekt)

  • What can you effect? Words that typically follow the verb “EFFECT”:

    achange

    a settlement

    TO EFFECTa decision

    a payment

    a repair

    an improvement

    a rule

    a sale

    AND, many other words! The list is not exhaustive.


Affect vs effect

TIPS

  • A tip for the test:

    First, identify the TENSE, and then decide which word you will need.

    Observe prepositions or typical adjectives and phrases which might help you.

    Always think about the meaning of the sentence.

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