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ERIC Number: EJ245883
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1981-Apr
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'Except' or 'Except For'?
Chiuming, Li; Chinghua, Hsi
English Language Teaching Journal, v35 n3 p260-63 Apr 1981
Presents study of use of English 'except' and 'except for.' Concludes 'except' and 'except for' can be used to mean 'with the exception of,' but when it is used to mean 'if it were not for' only 'except for' can be used. Also, it is not advisable to begin a sentence with 'except' unless it is followed by 'for.' (Author/BK)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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Language: English
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