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Confusing Words: Who or Whom

Who Who is a word that replaces the subject pronoun (he/she/we/they). Therefore, use who when you don’t know the identity or gender of the subject of the sentence – the person performing the action of the verb. As an example: ‘Who punched Fred in the face?’             ‘Who (subject pronoun) punched (verb) Fred (object) in the […]

Confusing Words: Affect or Effect

Affect Affect is a verb meaning ‘influence or cause someone or something to change’. To do something that produces an effect or change in something or in someone’s situation: Our governments continue to affect how we live. The economy has been severely affected by the constant lockdowns. Effect Effect is a noun that means ‘change […]