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#211634 - 07/06/13 12:38 PM except vs except for
Lionel Koh Offline
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What is the difference between except and except for?

Thanks.

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#211643 - 07/07/13 05:05 PM Re: except vs except for [Re: Lionel Koh]
jenny jenny Offline
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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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