|Except/Accept and Affect/Effect||
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A common error is the confusion of accept with except and affect with effect.
ac-cept 1. to receive, esp. willingly 2. to approve 3. to agree to 4. to believe in 5. to agree to pay
ex-cept to leave out or take out; exclude Prep. leaving out; but Conj. were it not that; only if it were not for
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Guide to Grammar and Writing