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What is the difference between except and except for
asked Mar 8, 2019 in Questions about English Grammar by 118070100217XX (400 points) | 218 views

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两者都有"去除,除去"的意思

Except后排除的内容与主语往往是同一类的,而 except for后排除的内容与主语往往不是同一类

例; All the buildings are excellent except this one.

     All the buildings are excellent except for their location.

Except 可以说是从一个整体中除去一部分,

例:She looked everywhere except here.

Except for指总体是好的,除了后面的瑕疵

例:Your writing is good except for a few grammer mistakes.
answered Mar 11, 2019 by 116070100215hl (3,260 points)
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except 后加与前面的同类,except for 加不同类
answered Mar 11, 2019 by Rush (480 points)
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except后面接的主语一般是同一类的,在同类的整体中除去一部分。比如:All the buildings are excellent except this one.

except for后面接的主语不是同一类的。比如:All the buildings are excellent except for their location.
answered Mar 11, 2019 by 118070300130tyt (340 points)

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