Poll: This is the show that brings you all the news stories that will ____ you.

This is the show that brings you all the news stories that will ____ you.

impact
impact on
have an impact on

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This Poll:

  • Votes: 387
  • Comments: 2
  • Added: May 2005

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Comments:

Matt Gaffney

The first and second options misuse impact as a synonym for affect (the verb); the third option misuses it as a synonym for effect (the noun). Both uses disgust me. It's rank bureaucratese.

Brunilde

I totally agreed with you Matt!

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