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anything but

used to mean the opposite of the stated quality: She's meant to be really nice but she was anything but nice when I met her.
Translations of “anything but”
in Chinese (Traditional) 恰恰不, 根本不, 決不…
in Chinese (Simplified) 恰恰不, 根本不, 决不…
(Definition of anything but from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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