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Accept vs. Except

Accept is a verb that means “to agree to receive something.”

Example: I could not pay for my purchases with a credit card because the store would only accept cash.

Except is either a preposition that means “other than, or but,” or a verb meaning “to omit or leave out.”

Example: Except for a B+ in history, Kate received all As on her report card.

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2 Responses to Accept vs. Except

  1. Leatrix August 5, 2011 at 8:44 pm #

    Great hammer of Thor, that is pofwreully helpful!

    • Bhavin Parikh
      Bhavin August 8, 2011 at 8:06 am #

      Happy to help!

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