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    what does to the effect that mean?

    dear sir, explain 1 to the effect that...




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    Re: what does to the effect that mean?

    Used to express that what you are reporting is only a short and general form of what was really said: I sent a note to the effect that I had joined the teaching staff = the note contains the information that I had joined the teaching staff.

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