The way I do it is: Affect is acted upon.
The wind affected the landing.
Effect acts upon. He effected great change.
You are right on the money. Affect is affecting you (or someone else).
My fave grammar usage site concurs!
http://grammar.ccc.commnet.edu/grammar/ … effect.htm
by MP504 years ago
Which sentance is correct when relating to a side effect or affectIs it for example.This medication can cause these side effects?OrThis medication can cause these side affects?I know the difference between the two but...
by Kelly Kline Burnett5 years ago
I want to entitle my next Hub "Reflections on 250 Hubs" but I am worried about my grammar - should it be Reflections "Upon" or "On"?Please help.Thank you!
by caderade27 years ago
Someone explain when to use affect vs effect and when to use a semicolon versus a coma.
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