effect noun (RESULT)
She has a lot of confidence, which she uses to good effect (= to her advantage) in interviews. 她很自信，在面試時她充分利用這一點，佔盡了優勢。
to that effect also to the effect that
She said she was unhappy, or words to that effect. 她說了一些她很不幸福之類的話。
- Her words had a soothing effect.
- This drug may have the effect of speeding up your heart rate.
- I worry about the effect that violent movies may have on children.
- Certain chemicals have been banned because of their damaging effect on the environment.
- It's important to protect your skin from the harmful effects of the sun.
effect noun (USE)
C2 [ U ] use使用；實行；生效
The present system of payment will remain in effect (= be used) until the end of the rental agreement. 在租期結束前，將會繼續採用現行的付款方式。
- Their movements have been severely limited since the laws came into effect.
- Measures to reduce crime have yet to be put into effect.
- The new law will come into effect early next year.
- The new rates came into effect from January.
- It remains to be seen whether the government will bring these recommendations into effect.