Übersetzung von “but” — Englisch–Französisch Wörterbuch

but

conjunctionbut /bʌt/
indicates sth opposite to or different from a thing already mentioned
mais

The sun was warm, but the water was freezing.
Le soleil était chaud mais l'eau gelait.

I was going to buy it, but it was too expensive.
J'allais l'acheter mais c'était trop cher.
spoken used to make a request more polite
mais

Excuse me, but could we take this chair?
Excusez-moi, mais est-ce que nous pouvons prendre cette chaise ?

I'm sorry, but I need to leave now.
Je suis désolé mais il faut que je parte maintenant.
spoken emphasizes surprise or anger
mais

"They got in through the door." "But how?"
"Ils sont entrés par la porte.""Mais, comment ?"

but

prepositionbut /bʌt/
except for
sauf , excepté

He's eaten nothing but candy all day.
Il ne mange rien d'autre que des bonbons toute la journée.

(Übersetzung von “but” aus dem GLOBAL English-French Dictionary © 2014 K Dictionaries Ltd)

but

conjunction /bat/

used to show a contrast between two or more things

mais
John was there, but Peter was not.

(Übersetzung von “but” aus dem PASSWORD English-French Dictionary © 2014 K Dictionaries Ltd)