Translation of "except" - English-Traditional Chinese dictionary

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exceptpreposition, conjunction

uk /ɪkˈsept/ us /ɪkˈsept/

A2 not including; but not

(表示不包括)除…之外
The museum is open daily except Monday(s). 博物館除了星期一之外每日都開放。
The government has few options except to keep interest rates high. 政府除了維持高利率外,幾乎沒有其他的選擇。
It's cool and quiet everywhere except in the kitchen. 除了廚房,其他的房間都很涼爽安靜。
Everyone was there except for Sally. 除了莎莉,大家都在那裡。
There is nothing to indicate the building's past, except (for) the fireplace. 除了壁爐外,再沒有甚麼地方可以顯示這座建築物的歷史了。

More examples

  • She won't eat anything except chicken nuggets and chips.
  • The proposed change in the law would make abortion illegal except for strictly defined medical reasons.
  • She rarely ventured outside, except when she went to stock up on groceries at the corner shop.
  • The soldiers slept at night, except for one who stayed awake to keep watch.

(Translation of “except” from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Traditional) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)