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    crossing effect

    I read an artice about the difference between adverse,inverse,converse and reverse,The definition given to adverse is having a crossing effect .My question is how to understand crossing effect here?
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    Re: crossing effect

    Quote Originally Posted by masterding View Post
    I read an artice about the difference between adverse,inverse,converse and reverse. The definition given to adverse is having a crossing effect. My question is - how to understand crossing effect here What does crossing effect mean?
    Thanks.
    Please see my amendments above. Be careful with your use of punctuation. Use a full stop at the end of a sentence. Remember to put a space after every full stop, comma, question mark etc. We don't put a space before a full stop, comma etc.

    I would say that adverse means harmful or unwanted. The definition "having a crossing effect" seems a little strange to me. Can you post the link to where you found that definition?

    Here is an example of the use of adverse:

    I took the medication but it had an adverse effect on me = I took the medication but instead of making me better, it prompted a bad reaction from my body (a side-effect of some sort).

    Don't go sailing on Sunday. They're warning of adverse weather conditions = Don't take the boat on the sea on Sunday. The forecasters are saying that the weather will be bad.

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    Re: crossing effect

    Quote Originally Posted by emsr2d2 View Post
    Please see my amendments above. Be careful with your use of punctuation. Use a full stop at the end of a sentence. Remember to put a space after every full stop, comma, question mark etc. We don't put a space before a full stop, comma etc.

    I would say that adverse means harmful or unwanted. The definition "having a crossing effect" seems a little strange to me. Can you post the link to where you found that definition?

    Here is an example of the use of adverse:

    I took the medication but it had an adverse effect on me = I took the medication but instead of making me better, it prompted a bad reaction from my body (a side-effect of some sort).

    Don't go sailing on Sunday. They're warning of adverse weather conditions = Don't take the boat on the sea on Sunday. The forecasters are saying that the weather will be bad.
    Thanks for your reply,but What I ask is the meaning of "crossing effect".

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    Re: crossing effect

    Quote Originally Posted by masterding View Post
    Thanks for your reply,but What I ask is the meaning of "crossing effect".
    I have absolutely no idea.

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    Re: crossing effect

    Quote Originally Posted by masterding View Post
    Thanks for your reply,but What I ask is the meaning of "crossing effect".
    emsr2d2 did write, "The definition "having a crossing effect" seems a little strange to me. Can you post the link to where you found that definition?" Just repeating your question does not make it any easier for us to help you.

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