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    Ivaldo is offline Newbie
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    to affect

    This is my first time here,however Im gonna try to explain my doubt regarding the use of the words above mentioned. Ive been working in the shipping business for 15 years, but sometimes I feel quite confused about some words.
    For example : Discharge operations have been fully "affected" due to rain.

    For your better understanding, Id like to say that "discharge operations cannot be carried out whenever rains", thus all operation is delayed,prejudiced, hampered, affected"

    Just to make a long story short,pls tell me which is the appropriate word I should use in this case ?

    Your help on this will be extremely appreciated enabling me to solve this issue once for all !

    With kindest regards,

    Ivaldo
    Last edited by Ivaldo; 08-Sep-2007 at 18:19.

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    Re: to affect

    Quote Originally Posted by Ivaldo View Post
    This is my first time here,however Im gonna try to explain my doubt regarding the use of the words above mentioned. Ive been working in the shipping business for 15 years, but sometimes I feel quite confused about some words.
    For example : Discharge operations have been fully "affected" due to rain.

    For your better understanding, Id like to say that "discharge operations cannot be carried out whenever rains", thus all operation is delayed,prejudiced, hampered, affected"

    Just to make a long story short,pls tell me which is the appropriate word I should use in this case ?

    Your help on this will be extremely appreciated enabling me to solve this issue once for all !

    With kindest regards,

    Ivaldo
    The entire / whole operation is affected / delayed / by bad weather/by rainfall.
    The operations have been delayed by rainfall.
    There may be other replies, too
    Last edited by Teia; 08-Sep-2007 at 18:25.

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