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but

conjunction  us   /bʌt, bət/

but conjunction (DIFFERENCE)

used to express a difference or to introduce an added statement: You can take Route 14 to get there, but it may take you a little longer. We enjoyed our vacation a lot, but it was expensive.

but

preposition  us   /bʌt, bət/

but preposition (EXCEPT)

except: Nobody but John was willing to talk to her. This car has been nothing but trouble – it’s always breaking down!
Translations of “but”
in Arabic ولَكِن…
in Korean 그러나…
in Malaysian tetapi…
in French mais…
in Turkish fakat, ancak, ama…
in Italian ma, però…
in Chinese (Traditional) 但是,不過, 而, 相反…
in Russian но…
in Polish ale…
in Vietnamese nhưng mà…
in Spanish pero…
in Portuguese mas…
in Thai แต่…
in German aber…
in Catalan però…
in Japanese しかし, だが…
in Indonesian tetapi…
in Chinese (Simplified) 但是,不过, 而, 相反…
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