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 Meanings and Examples of AFFECT
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affect
 v.  have an emotional or cognitive impact upon
Classic Sentence: (210 in 15 pages)
1  She had little interest in the legislature, feeling that its doings could hardly affect her.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER XLII
2  She was seeing only one side--how this slap in the Yankees' faces might affect her.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER XLII
3  Besides, the English whalers sometimes affect a kind of metropolitan superiority over the American whalers; regarding the long, lean Nantucketer, with his nondescript provincialisms, as a sort of sea-peasant.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Get Context   In CHAPTER 53. The Gam.
4  All these things are carefully avoided by the young, most of whom have learned to speak English and to affect the latest style of clothing.
The Jungle By Upton Sinclair
Get Context   In Chapter 1
5  Even the tricks and cruelties he saw at Durham's had little meaning for him just then, save as they might happen to affect his future with Ona.
The Jungle By Upton Sinclair
Get Context   In Chapter 6
6  It seemed as if fatigue could not affect him.
The Last of the Mohicans By James Fenimore Cooper
Get Context   In CHAPTER 10
7  But it was not the policy of Hawkeye to affect the least concealment.
The Last of the Mohicans By James Fenimore Cooper
Get Context   In CHAPTER 26
8  It required extraordinary barbarity on the part of an overseer to affect him.
The Narrative of the Life By Frederick Douglass
Get Context   In CHAPTER I
9  I then presented an appearance enough to affect any but a heart of iron.
The Narrative of the Life By Frederick Douglass
Get Context   In CHAPTER X
10  I told him all the circumstances as well as I could, and it seemed, as I spoke, at times to affect him.
The Narrative of the Life By Frederick Douglass
Get Context   In CHAPTER X
11  He did not understand the words, of course; but the music and manner of singing appeared to affect him strongly, especially when St. Clare sang the more pathetic parts.
Uncle Tom's Cabin By Harriet Beecher Stowe
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXVIII
12  Short was the time, however, in which that fear could affect her, for within half an hour after Willoughby's leaving the house, she was again called down stairs by the sound of another carriage.
Sense and Sensibility By Jane Austen
Get Context   In CHAPTER 45
13  Never to put one hand to anything, on which I could throw my whole self; and never to affect depreciation of my work, whatever it was; I find, now, to have been my golden rules.
David Copperfield By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In CHAPTER 42. MISCHIEF
14  The first onslaught of jealousy, once lived through, could never come back again, and even the discovery of infidelities could never now affect her as it had the first time.
Anna Karenina(V1) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In PART 2: Chapter 2
15  Levin felt so resolute and serene that no answer, he fancied, could affect him.
Anna Karenina(V1) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In PART 2: Chapter 15
Example Sentence: (180 in 13 pages)
16  You never allow personal problems to affect your performance.
17  It will affect farmers in Spain and to a lesser extent in France.
18  He is interested in how our perceptions of death affect the way we live.
19  People tend to think that the problem will never affect them.
20  To some degree I think that's right, but there are other factors which affect the situation.
21  The color of the shell per se does not affect the quality of the egg.
22  A lot of services have been cut that particularly affect the old.
23  The warming of the Earth and the con-sequent climatic changes affect us all.
24  Dismissal of the last piece of evidence as unreliable would severely affect our case.
25  What you say is interesting, but it does not affect the point at issue here.
26  These additional guarantees do not affect your statutory rights.
27  The new tax laws affect most people.
28  The decision was certain to affect the trajectory of French politics for some time to come.
29  If you are the victim of a burglary, the emotional upset can affect you for a long time.
30  It's not clear how the new law will affect the ordinary citizen.