Tip 4 (Word Choice #1)

Tip 4 (Word Choice #1) - Sales Students, Many words sound...

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Sales Students, Many words sound alike but mean different things when put into writing. This list will help you distinguish between some of the more common words that sound alike. Also, use the following link to quiz yourself over the material: http://owl.english.purdue.edu/handouts/interact/g_spelhomoEX1.html Forms to remember Accept, Except accept = verb meaning to receive or to agree: He accepted their praise graciously. except = preposition meaning all but, other than: Everyone went to the game except Alyson. For more information on these words, plus exercises, see our document on accept/except and affect/effect . Affect, Effect affect = verb meaning to influence: Will lack of sleep affect your game? effect = noun meaning result or consequence: Will lack of sleep have an effect on your game? effect = verb meaning to bring about, to accomplish: Our efforts have effected a major change in university policy. A memory-help for affect and effect is
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This note was uploaded on 10/13/2011 for the course ENG 1310 taught by Professor Pilkington during the Spring '08 term at Texas State.

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Tip 4 (Word Choice #1) - Sales Students, Many words sound...

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