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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. (aside from)
a. except
Al viaje de fin de curso fueron todos los alumnos excepto dos.All the students except two went to the end-of-year trip.
b. except for
Todos habíamos pagado el regalo de María excepto Juan.All of us had paid for María's present except for Juan.
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An adverb is a word that describes a verb, an adjective, or other adverbs (e.g. to run quickly, very tired).
1. (general)
a. except (for)
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except; except for
todos, excepto Juan everyone, except (for) o apart from Juan; voy cada día, excepto los martes I go every day, except Tuesdays; se lo perdono todo, excepto que me mienta I'll forgive him anything, except lying to me
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Phrases with "excepto"
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contra toda autoridad, excepto mi mamá
against all authority, except for my mom
excepto que
except that
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