save for


: not including (someone or something) : except for (someone or something)
The park was deserted save for a few joggers.

Examples of save for in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web There is, to be clear, no link whatsoever between Don Draper and the Supreme Archangel Gabriel — save for the fact that both start off as hotshots, high up in the hierarchy in their respective offices. Lili Loofbourow, Washington Post, 22 Nov. 2023 And, while the current Princess of Wales tends to steer away from wearing polish on her nails–save for a lick of nude polish every now and then–the French would no doubt look excellent on her, too. Hannah Coates, Vogue, 22 Nov. 2023 And, for anyone looking to save for holiday travel, Priceline noted that for Christmas, the cheapest day to fly (like in years past) is Christmas Eve. Stacey Leasca, Travel + Leisure, 16 Nov. 2023 These days, as many Black residents have left amid the high cost of housing, the services are largely empty, save for a couple dozen faithful who return week after week, some of them from far away suburbs. Paloma Esquivel, Los Angeles Times, 15 Nov. 2023 Historically, both have kept mum on the topic, save for criticizing the other. Scharon Harding, Ars Technica, 3 Nov. 2023 November 5, 2023 While the accounts could encourage younger people to save for retirement, some advisers worry about speculative trading and limited investment options. WSJ, 2 Nov. 2023 Get the Recipe 60 of 90 Harvest Beef Soup This soup can be enjoyed now and also freezes well to save for later. Southern Living Editors, Southern Living, 1 Nov. 2023 Andre Perry, a senior fellow at the Brookings Institute, said the pause allowed Black borrowers like Payne to both invest in and save for their futures. Jarrell Dillard Bloomberg, Arkansas Online, 31 Oct. 2023 See More

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“Save for.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 30 Nov. 2023.

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