except for

preposition

Definition of except for

  1. 1 :  with the exception of everyone was gone except for me

  2. 2 :  were it not for except for you I would be dead

Examples of except for in a sentence

  1. except for newscasts, I hardly watch any television at all

15th Century

First Known Use of except for

15th century



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