|'effect' 'affect' and 'efficient' 'effective'|
Warda Jamal from Pakistan asks:
I always get confused in the usage of effect and affect. Please give examples of their use in sentences.
Kisy Kesh from Guadaloupe writes:
I'm 16 and I've been studying English for a few years now. I'd like to know the difference between efficient and effective and the way to use them.
and effect are often confused, Warda, even by native
speakers of English. The most important thing to remember is that
affect is used as a verb and effect is normally used
as a noun. When they are used in this way, they are similar in meaning,
signifying influence? impact?or change? Compare the following:
two qualitative adjectives are often confused, Kisy. If somebody
or something is efficient, then he, she or it works in a
well-organised way, without wasting time or energy. Consider the