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U.S. Citizenship


 

 


 

 

 1. He likes to play all sports except soccer.

(except = but not. He doesn't like to play soccer.)

basketball player

 2. Except for when it snows, they spend a lot of time outdoors.

Note: This example uses "except" as a conjunction.

cabin

 

 3. Normally, I eat healthy food except for donuts.

 

donut

4. Except for his keyboarding skills, he's pretty good at using a computer.

keyboard
5. I remembered to bring everything today except my keys. I forgot them at home.
keys

 6. The mail is picked up from this mailbox every day except Sunday.

mailbox

 7. He gets along with everyone except his wife.

(He doesn't get along with his wife.)

man drinking

 8. She gets along with everyone except her husband.

(She doesn't get along with her husband.)

woman with beverage

 9. This soup tastes good--except it needs salt.

(The soup doesn't have any salt in it.)

*This example uses "except" as a conjunction. A clause, "it needs salt" follows "except."

salt

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Prepositions

about 

above 

across 

after  

along 

amid  

among 

around 

at

before 

below  

beside 

beyond 

but  

by 

despite  

down  

except  

for

in

inside  

into 

near 

of

off 

on

onto 

out

over 

past 

per  

to

under 

until  

upon  

via  

with 

within 

 

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