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except vs except for #211634
07/06/13 04:38 PM
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What is the difference between except and except for?

Thanks.

Re: except vs except for [Re: Lionel Koh] #211643
07/07/13 09:05 PM
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Everyone is invited to the party except Bruce.

Prep: except - to exclude one from many

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He would be invited too except for his penchant to pulldown his pants,

Idiom: except for - if it were not for


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