Preposition – “Except”


Preposition except with the idea of not  including:


The preposition except is used to indicate exclusion or to specify that something is not included, other than, or apart from a particular thing or group.


Here are some examples:


I like all fruits except bananas.

In this sentence, except indicates that the person likes all fruits except for bananas.



Everyone attended the meeting except for John.

This means that everyone attended the meeting, but John did not attend.



We accept all major credit cards except American Express.

This indicates that all major credit cards are accepted for payment except for American Express.



She knows all the answers to the questions except the last one.

This suggests that she knows the answers to all the questions except for the final one.



The store is open every day except Sundays.

This means that the store is open on all days of the week except on Sundays.



You can use any restroom except the one under renovation.

This specifies that you can use any restroom, with the exception of the one that is currently undergoing renovation.



I have no plans for the weekend except to relax at home.

This indicates that the speaker’s only plan for the weekend is to relax at home, with no other activities planned.



In these examples, except is used to clarify that something or someone is excluded or not included in a particular context or group. It emphasizes the idea of not including or other than.











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