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affect -- verb as in: the rule affects you
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War and Peace
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  • "But for God's sake, be careful, you know how it may affect your mamma."
  • He was incapable of considering how his actions might affect others or what the consequences of this or that action of his might be.
  • Both felt this so strongly that the outward and terrible side of death did not affect them and they did not feel it necessary to foment their grief.
  • After riding a few paces in silence, Napoleon turned to Berthier and said he wished to see how the news that he was talking to the Emperor himself, to that very Emperor who had written his immortally victorious name on the Pyramids, would affect this enfant du Don.
  • Prince Andrew listened to the account of the opening of the Council of State, which he had so impatiently awaited and to which he had attached such importance, and was surprised that this event, now that it had taken place, did not affect him, and even seemed quite insignificant.
  • But strange to say, all these measures, efforts, and plans—which were not at all worse than others issued in similar circumstances—did not affect the essence of the matter but, like the hands of a clock detached from the mechanism, swung about in an arbitrary and aimless way without engaging the cogwheels.

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  • The new rule will affect you.
  • How do physics laws affect ride design?
    Annenberg Learner  --  Amusement Park Physics - Rollercoaster Pages

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