have an/any/no effect on (someone or something)(redirected from have an effect on something)
have an/any/no effect on (someone or something)
To affect or influence someone or something. Nice try, but your pouting has no effect on me—now eat your green beans. Do you think the terrible weather will have any effect on voter turnout?
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have an effect on someone or something
to cause a result in someone or something. The storm had a bad effect on the baby, who cried all night. Will this have an effect on my taxes?
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