Questions about example sentences with, and the definition and usage of "Influence"

The meaning of "Influence" in various phrases and sentences

Q: What does It was principally the influence of Christianity that deprived beauty of the central place it had in classical ideals of human excellence. mean?
A: It is talking about a view that is stating Christianity has taken away beauty from its place in the idea of human excellence. It is pretty diffucult subject even when it is written in English. A lot to interpret here.
Q: What does No less far-reaching was the influence of Scandinavian upon the inflexional endings of English in hastening that wearing away and leveling of grammatical forms which gradually spread from north to south. mean?
A: Prior to this sentence, there must be a description of far-reaching influence of something on something else. This sentence has the form "No less far-reaching was the influence of A upon B..." This is the same as saying "the influence of A upon B was as far-reaching (i.e. as extensive, as large) as [the influence of whatever was described previously]".

The rest of the sentence describes which aspect of English inflexional endings was influenced by Scandinavian (language, I presume). The aspect is indicated by the preposition "in". So Scandinavian hastened (sped up, accelerated) the "wearing away and leveling" (a fancy way of saying "gradual disappearance") of grammatical forms. Since "inflexional endings" are a type of grammatical form, we can safely assume that this sentence is saying that the reason they disappeared from English was due to the influence of Scandinavian.

Finally, this sentence informs that the described change in English spread from north to south. I.e. first the northern dialects started losing their inflexional endings, and then the southern.
Q: What does influence mean?
A: to have influence on someone or something means to be able to have an impact on them / to affect them
Q: What does under the influence of ..... mean?
A: It means that a person or object is being affected by an external factor. An example is driving under the influence of drugs or alcohol, where those substances are affecting the driver
Q: What does far-reaching influence mean?
A: "Far-reaching influence" means influence over a lot of people or over a lot of different things.

Example sentences using "Influence"

Q: Please show me example sentences with to have an influence on (someone).
A: At first I didn't like his unorthodox views, but now I believe he is having an influence on my opinions.
Try to befriend her and exert your influence on her.
Q: Please show me example sentences with influence, influences, influencing and influenced .
A: can you please show me a short answer describing influence
Q: Please show me example sentences with ​‎clout (influence).
A: Qoute from the book I'm reading right now

The way in which the Mississippi company used its political clout to manipulate share prices and fuel the banking frenzy caused the public to lose faith in the French banking system and in the financial wisdom of the French King.
Q: Please show me example sentences with influence.
A: The mayor has a lot of influence in this city. He can get people to do things for him.

Because the President is a really powerful person, he can use the influence that comes with the office to make things happen. People usually do what he says because of it.
Q: Please show me example sentences with influence.
A: He was under the influence of alcohol.

Abraham Lincoln was an influential leader. He had a great influence on American slavery.

Synonyms of "Influence" and their differences

Q: What is the difference between influence and Affect ?
A: @goozz
Influence - change behavior, character, development (because of something, it caused changes in a person’s way of living either to be good or bad)

Examples:
Positive actions on social media has the potential to influence people in lending a helping hand to others.

One person’s good deed can influence others to do the same.

Affect - made it change (cause to change because of something)

Her decision to not show up at work affected her chances of getting a promotion.

The continuous pouring of rain affected the agriculture in the surrounding areas.


Q: What is the difference between influence and affect ?
A: influence means to have an effect on the way someone or something develops, behaves or thinks.
i don't want to influence your decision so i'll keep my opinion for myself.
affect means to cause a change in someone or something, or to change the situation they are in.
smoking affects the lungs badly.
Q: What is the difference between have a influence on and have a effect on and have a impact on ?
A: "Have an influence on" is more indirect, and usually over a longer period of time. "Have an impact on" is more direct and immediate.
Q: What is the difference between influence and impact ?
A: INFLUENCE means to have the capacity of affecting someone, something or somebody with one's actions, words or gestures.
example - Rabindranath Tagore's masterpiece 'Gitanjali' has influenced the world of poetry immensely.
IMPACTmeans to leave a long lasting effect on someone, something or somebody with your actions, words or gestures.
example - the actions of adults have a big impact on the children's behavioral patterns.
Q: What is the difference between influence and affect ?
A: Influence is the mean of making someone change his/her mind, or provide solutions to conflicts like; He is a bad influence to you.
Meaning he doesn't do you good.
Affect is more directly like; He affects you. Or this medicine is affecting you.
One is just an idea and the other one does the action.

Translations of "Influence"

Q: How do you say this in English (US)? influence,impact, what's the difference?
A: influence is indirect:
"the defence industry influences politics"

impact is direct:
"the bombs explode on impact"
Q: How do you say this in English (UK)? / "She started to meet some bad influences" Does that make any sense? /
A: What you wrote would work, but a more natural way might be something like:
"She met with some bad influences." or "The people she meets (or met) are bad influences."
Q: How do you say this in English (US)? сильно влияет (strongly influenced?/ greatly affects?
A: Depends a bit on context. Например, плохая погода сильно влияет на мое настроение - Bad weather strongly influences my mood. Другой пример - цена нефти сильно влияет на курс рубля - the price of oil greatly effects the ruble
Q: How do you say this in English (US)? influence
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Q: How do you say this in English (US)? influenced
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Other questions about "Influence"

Q: the influence of the component element of Kanji and the familiarity with Kanji in learning kanji. does this sound natural?
A: How about: "The Effect of Kanji Composition and Previous Familiarity with Kanji on Kanji Learning"?
Q: 'influenced' does this sound natural?
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Q: don't let her carried you away, she's a bad influence does this sound natural?
A: "Don't let her get you carried away, she's a bad influence." Sounds better! :)
Q: It has great influence not only on people but also on buildings, roads, and bridges. does this sound natural?
A: Sounds good ! ✨
Q: Was there an influence which Britain left the EU in your country? does this sound natural?
A: I'm not native but I would instead say "Did Britain leaving the EU have any effect on your country?" :))

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