anything but


: not at all
He looked anything but happy.
Though he said he was happy, he looked anything but.
This problem is anything but new.

Examples of anything but in a Sentence

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“Anything but.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 14 Jun. 2024.

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