Grammar Patterns

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The 'effect' group

These nouns refer to the effect of something.
Credit cards can be used to your advantage if you pay off your bill in full each month and avoid paying interest.
She feels the museum is using advertising to good effect.
  • to advantage
  • to no avail
  • to ... effect
  • to my advantage
  • to my disadvantage
  • to the glory of ...
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