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    Effect/influence

    This is my thirst post so Hi everybody!
    Got a question for you: There is a statement: "Yet, because the island is so close to France, it is obvious to sencse a French (problem: influence or effect, which one and why?) in the food...".
    Bye!
    P.S. what instead of bye can I use?

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    Re: Effect/influence

    Quote Originally Posted by thebossfan View Post
    This is my thirst post so Hi everybody!
    Got a question for you: There is a statement: "Yet, because the island is so close to France, it is obvious to sencse a French (problem: influence or effect, which one and why?) in the food...".
    Bye!
    P.S. what instead of bye can I use?
    Not "thirst" post -- third post.

    first, second, third, fourth, fifth, sixth, seventh, eighth, ninth, tenth

    I would use "sense a French influence". A closeness to France doesn't produce an effect on the food, but the culture influences people's tastes and cooking styles.

    You could say:

    goodbye
    so long
    see you later
    thanks

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    Re: Effect/influence

    Do you use 'laters' in the US? (Not you personally, of course)


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    Talking Re: Effect/influence

    West Coast Canada here, never heard of 'laters'.

    In the US, I think its 'l8r, dude'

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    Re: Effect/influence

    Sorry- the correct spelling is, of course, l8rs.

    L8rs, me ol' China.

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    Re: Effect/influence

    Hi! Thanks for being exact (thirst :), I wanted to write first SORRY, such a shame)

    OK, understood, but don't see the distinction (?) between effect and influence, cos in my dictionary it is like almost the same meaning, so please give me some examples.

    P.S. Is it so, that I receive answers only from english teachers?

    So long!

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    Re: Effect/influence

    Quote Originally Posted by Tdol View Post
    Do you use 'laters' in the US? (Not you personally, of course)
    I've not seen it. It is a bit cutesy for me.

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    Re: Effect/influence

    A bomb would have an effect but it wouldn't have so much influence.

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    on, upon, over are followed by 'influence'
    'in' is followed by 'effect'

    As for the meaning, they are equal

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    Re: Effect/influence

    Pinkgreat, that's not accurate- you can have an effect on.

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