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Turkish translation of “but”

but

conjunction     strong /bʌt/ weak /bət/
OPPOSITE INFORMATION A1 used to introduce something new that you say, especially something which is different or the opposite from what you have just said
fakat
I'd drive you there, but I haven't got my car . The tickets were expensive , but the kids really enjoyed it.Connecting words which express a contrast
EXPLAINING WHY used before you say why something did not happen or is not true
ancak
I was going to go to his party , but I was ill .Connecting words which express a contrast
SHOWING SURPRISE used to show that you are surprised about what someone has just said
ama
'Tim is leaving .' 'But why?'Feelings of surprise and amazement
CONNECTING PHRASES used to connect ' excuse me' or 'I'm sorry ' with what you say next
(özür dilemek ve araya girmek için) ama
Excuse me, but would you mind shutting the door ?Polite expressions
(Definition of but conjunction from the Cambridge Learner's Dictionary English-Turkish © Cambridge University Press)

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