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have an impact on someone or something

to leave an impression on someone or something. The sharp change in interest rates had an impact on the housing market. Your story really had an impact on me.
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impact (up)on someone or something

[for something] to have an effect on someone or something. (Upon is formal and less commonly used than on.) This plant closing will impact upon the local economy for years to come. The day's troubles impacted on Rachel quite seriously.
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upon impact

Fig. at the place or time of an impact. The car crumpled upon impact with the brick wall. The man who fell from the top of the building died on impact.
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impact on

v.
To have an effect on someone or something: The results of the election will impact on upcoming legislation.
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Conversely, the impact of electronification on the income statement (I/S) can be far more substantive for those seeking to drive significant bottomline benefits.
The first was to add to the available body of knowledge by testing human volunteers in low-speed rear-end impacts at a level that was at or below the level currently associated with no significant risk of injury.
Scientists are taking advantage of the magnetic and gravitational scars of these impacts to identify the sites of the most dramatic bombardments this planet has ever experienced.
Randall asked Newhall Land to study the impacts of sensitive habitat, provide analysis justifying the county's removal of 103 acres of highly sensitive habitat, and that bridge crossing and other developments do not conflict with resources, habitat or migratory corridors.
the first impact diamonds about 20 years ago, says Richard A.
The Existing Site alternatives represent greater impacts to surrounding communities, through noise impacts and relocations of residences and businesses.
The scientists also found that some types of amino acids would be more rugged than others in such impacts.
Some of these negative impacts can be carried downstream, so this would effect the whole valley - not just the city,'' he said.
However, some have disputed this interpretation and others have raised concern about cumulative impacts if several offshore LNG terminals are built in the same region.
Their analysis also picked up a 15-km-wide crater in Ukraine and a 9-km-wide one in North Dakota, both of which have loosely determined ages that could overlap with the other three impacts.
So we have analyzed impacts to Ventura County in every single area.
6 billion in annual economic impact and supporting approximately 65,700 jobs throughout southern California, and is a critical driver of tourism to the area, according to a new economic impact study released today.
Hildebrand argues that the Caribbean and Manson impacts may have nothing to do with each other.
Based on the Company's work to date, and subject to the limitations described below, the principal estimated impacts of the restatements and revisions identified to date to the Company's results, including the revenue adjustment impacts described below, reflect the following: