- 1 (have effect on)(person/traffic/region)these decisions affect all of us
afectar aestas decisiones nos afectan a todosyour pension will not be affectedsu pensión no se verá afectadaExample sentences
- Differences in environment or health status may affect how people respond to subjective assessments.
- This is beginning to affect how the law determines which of these relationships should be given legal recognition.
- The effects of the hunger affected each of their kind differently.
- 3 (move, touch) [formal]afectar awe were all much affected by her deathsu muerte nos afectó a todosExample sentences
- I was really affected and touched by the sound of her voice, which differed from any conventional idea of a beautiful voice.
- But these are the stories that affected me, that moved me, that stayed with me.
- I do not remember the last time I was so viscerally affected by a literary account of another person's experience.
- 1 (pretend to feel)(indifference/sorrow/interest)to affect to +
infinitivefingir +she affected not to hear my remarks infinitivefingió no oír lo que decíaExample sentences
- Although the author affects befuddlement, his book demonstrates an unfaltering sense of self.
- The boy then sat on top of the pillow, affecting an air of supreme indifference.
- One can affect unawareness, feign indifference or summon up some other defense against such entreaties.
- He has enough shirt buttons undone to wear a medallion, but instead affects a necklace.
- Sometimes you become very aware that you're watching an actor affecting crazy mannerisms in a crazy movie.
- Her haughty tone affected the third voice, giving him the impression that she was annoyed.
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