with the exception of

idiom

: not including (someone or something)
It's all here, with the exception of the sweater.
With the (notable) exception of the bland soup, the food was very good.
Everyone should be there, with the (possible) exception of my brother.

Examples of with the exception of in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web The sale is valid on travel between June 15 and June 26, and then again August 6 through October 16, with the exception of Friday or Sunday travel. Michael Cappetta, Travel + Leisure, 7 June 2024 The shows opened in North America at Barclays in Brooklyn as planned, with the exception of a technical issue December 13th during soundcheck. Njera Perkins, Peoplemag, 31 May 2024 While there are pops of piquancy in Landon’s script, her direction and the performances (with the exception of Woodard) fail to inspire much more than a shrug. Katie Walsh, Los Angeles Times, 31 May 2024 One resident, a 61-year-old Black man whose arms and legs are paralyzed, said he has been confined to his bed since March 2023 — with the exception of some medical appointments — because his facility has failed to provide him with a wheelchair and other mobility assistance. Angela Roberts, Baltimore Sun, 17 May 2024 The following items are not allowed inside Footprint Center for concerts: Backpacks (with the exception of single-compartment drawstring bags that meet the NBA bag-size requirements and media backpacks that have been screened at the media entrance. Ed Masley, The Arizona Republic, 16 May 2024 For now, other airports in the county, including the country's main hub in Lima, remain open, though only ticketed passengers with scheduled flights can enter the terminals, with the exception of minors and others who require special assistance. Rachel Chang, Condé Nast Traveler, 25 Jan. 2023 The contested district, anchored in Charleston, had elected a Republican every year since 1980, with the exception of 2018. Adam Liptak, New York Times, 23 May 2024 All branches of the Indianapolis Public Library system will be closed May 25-27 in observance of the holiday with the exception of the InfoZone at the Children's Museum of Indianapolis. John Tufts, The Indianapolis Star, 20 May 2024

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“With the exception of.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/with%20the%20exception%20of. Accessed 23 Jun. 2024.

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