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Rule "affect vs effect"

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Description: affect vs effect
Message: Did you mean effect (consequence, outcome, result)?
Category: Commonly Confused Words (ID: CONFUSED_WORDS)
Link: https://languagetool.org/insights/post/word-choice-affect-or-effect/
Incorrect sentences
that this rule can detect:
  • The primary affect on property values is…
    Correction suggestion: effect
  • This affect under influence of drugs poses a problem.
    Correction suggestion: effect
Correct sentences
for comparison:
  • The primary effect on property values is…
  • So, how does anything about Republicans affect that?
  • New federal price caps would affect just half of the Western electricity market.
  • Errors out of web transactions don’t affect on errors rate.
  • This offer may affect on his private time and we do not insist on it.
  • This raise wouldn't affect on our actual income.
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Check the following text against just this rule:

ID: AFFECT_EFFECT [1]
Version: 6.5-SNAPSHOT (2024-07-20 22:33:06 +0200)