these rules affect my work

English translation: have an influence on

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English term or phrase:these rules affect my work
Selected answer:have an influence on

05:04 Apr 13, 2012
    The asker opted for community grading. The question was closed on 2012-04-16 07:54:07 based on peer agreement (or, if there were too few peer comments, asker preference.)


English language (monolingual) [Non-PRO]
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English term or phrase: these rules affect my work
what does "affect" mean in this phrase?
sdf321
have an influence on
Explanation:
:)

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usually but not necessarily negative

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Note added at 29 mins (2012-04-13 05:33:43 GMT)
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have a look at your context to see if the influence is negative but at any rate the rules will influence your work

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Note added at 30 mins (2012-04-13 05:34:31 GMT)
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for better or worse (I suspect worse here)

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af·fect/əˈfekt/
Verb:
Have an effect on; make a difference to: "the dampness began to affect my health".
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David Hollywood
Local time: 07:46
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5 +6have an influence on
David Hollywood


  

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have an influence on


Explanation:
:)

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Note added at 28 mins (2012-04-13 05:32:17 GMT)
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usually but not necessarily negative

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Note added at 29 mins (2012-04-13 05:33:43 GMT)
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have a look at your context to see if the influence is negative but at any rate the rules will influence your work

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Note added at 30 mins (2012-04-13 05:34:31 GMT)
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for better or worse (I suspect worse here)

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Note added at 34 mins (2012-04-13 05:38:26 GMT)
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af·fect/əˈfekt/
Verb:
Have an effect on; make a difference to: "the dampness began to affect my health".

David Hollywood
Local time: 07:46
Native speaker of: Native in EnglishEnglish
Grading comment
Selected automatically based on peer agreement.

Peer comments on this answer (and responses from the answerer)
agree  Tony M
1 hr

agree  Suzan Hamer
6 hrs

agree  katsy
8 hrs

agree  Tina Vonhof
8 hrs

agree  Ildiko Santana
9 hrs

agree  Ioannis Lachanis
10 hrs
  -> thanks all :)
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