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Hello everyone this is my first post here! :D 
Could someone please explain which of these two examples below are more appropriate to use or are both correct?

a: How does context effect it?
b: How does context affect it?

 

Thanks guys/gals for your help!

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9 hours ago, tienpauh said:

Hello everyone this is my first post here! :D 
Could someone please explain which of these two examples below are more appropriate to use or are both correct?

a: How does context effect it?
b: How does context affect it?

 

Thanks guys/gals for your help!

I am sure that B is correct. "Effect" is a noun. At this place in the phrase there must be a verb. That is one reason why B is wrong for sure. 

I am no native speaker though :=)

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I'm not a native speaker either, but this is correct: effect is a noun, and affect is a verb.

 

E.g.

"The effect of context in this case is tremendous" - here, effect is used as a noun.

but 

"Context affects it very strongly" - a verb.

 

 

 

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