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verb (used with object)
verb (used without object)
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Example sentences from the Web for except
He then added, unhelpfully, “All English writers are the same; Walter Scott excepted, all lack a plot.”
The Republicans are going to oppose it to a person (well, Mark Kirk excepted, maybe).
No one in America starves to death, or freezes to death (freak accidents excepted).Don't Have Enough to Worry About? Here's One More Thing: Low Growth May be Here to Stay.|Megan McArdle|March 4, 2013|DAILY BEAST
The plan has flown almost totally under the radar—the odd Paul Krugman column and Economist blog post excepted.
Today he is claimed like no other 20th-century writer—Orwell not excepted—by both sides of the political spectrum.
In the depths of his heart, so hidden from the world, there seemed to be hope for the whole living creation, himself excepted.Elster's Folly|Mrs. Henry Wood
Press opinions upon my symphony—Laroche not excepted—are rather cold.The Life & Letters of Peter Ilich Tchaikovsky|Modeste Tchaikovsky
This animal is the largest of all the apes or baboons, the orang-outang excepted.Buffon's Natural History. Volume IX (of 10)|Georges Louis Leclerc de Buffon
This sweeping assertion was received with liberal applause by all of his hearers, the impatient customers not excepted.A Raw Recruit's War Experiences|Ansel D. Nickerson
Very few birds probably ascend to a height of two thousand feet in the air, the vulture tribe excepted.The Devil-Tree of El Dorado|Frank Aubrey