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    influence "strongly" or "greatly"

    I have two doubts concerning my sentence.
    What adverb should I use?
    It strongly/greatly/heavily influences on your health.
    Should there be "on"?

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    Re: influence "strongly" or "greatly"

    I would use:

    It affects your health greatly.
    It has a great effect on your health.

    With the verb influence, you could use any of those adverbs, but don't use on- use that with the noun (have an influence on). However, influence doesn't work for me with health- have an effect/impact, etc, work better.
    Last edited by Tdol; 27-Sep-2013 at 08:57. Reason: Typo

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    Re: influence "strongly" or "greatly"

    (I guess the idea of 'on' occurred to you because it could be used after and adjective: 'has a strong/great/serious/deleterious... effect/influence on your health'.)


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