I would buy the suit, except that it costs too much.
I'd quit except that I need the money.
An admission fee is charged, but children are excepted.
An example of except is when you would go swimming but you have not brought a bathing suit.
An example of except is to say that a person never drives their car during the week but they drive their car on the weekends.
An example of to except is to serve everyone dinner, but not yourself.
Everyone except me.
They didn't open their mouths except to complain.
Counsel excepted to the court's ruling.
To except to a remark.
To everyone except me.
She doesn't leave home except to attend church.
To except to a witness or his testimony.
You look a bit like my sister, except she has longer hair.
I never made fun of her except teasingly.
- Were it not for:I would join you except for my cold.
- if it were not for