except
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except(
ehk
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sehpt
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A preposition is a word that indicates the relationship between a noun and another word (e.g. He ran through the door.).
1. (not including)
a. excepto
I have visited every country in Central America except Panama.He visitado todos los países centroamericanos, excepto Panamá.
b. salvo
I lost all of my keys except the one to my house.Perdí todas mis llaves salvo la de mi casa.
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
2. (to exclude)
a. exceptuar
People are just stupid, present company excepted, of course.La gente es tonta, exceptuando a los aquí presentes, claro.
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except
A preposition is a word that indicates the relationship between a noun and another word (e.g. He ran through the door.).
1. (general)
a. excepto, salvo
nobody except himnadie salvo él
except fora excepción de, exceptuando
we would have lost, except for youde no ser or a no ser por ti, habríamos perdido
the dress is ready except for the buttonsmenos or salvo los botones, el vestido está listo
he's my best friend, except for you, of coursees mi mejor amigo, aparte de ti, claro está
except thatsólo que
except whensalvo cuando
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
2. (general)
a. exceptuar, excluir
present company exceptedexceptuando a los aquí presentes
not excepting…incluyendo a…
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except [ɪkˈsept]
preposition
except (for) excepto; salvo; menos; except that/if/when/where etc salvo que/si/cuando/donde etc; there is nothing we can do except wait no nos queda otra (cosa) que esperar
transitive verb
excluir; exceptuar;from de
present company excepted con excepción de los presentes
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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Phrases with "except"
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except for
excepto
except that
excepto que
except me
menos yo
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