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I'm not sure about the use of "assign to". Is it only be used with the human?

Does my following statement sound strange?
Anesis occurs when the conclusion of a statement is assigned to lessen (or cancel out) the feeling caused by previous part of the statement; for example :
“ She’s beautiful. She’s slender. But she’s so abusive.”
  • MissFit

    Senior Member
    It sounds a little strange to me. I think I would rephrase your explanation like this: Anesis occurs when the purpose of a concluding statement is to lesson or...

    In other cases, assigned might be used in reference to non-human things. For example, "The extra money was assigned to the emergency fund."
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