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Specific usage of the word 'but'
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What does this sentence mean:

For girls who love everything under the sun, but cricket.

I'm a bit confused with the "but" usage here.

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marked as duplicate by RegDwigнt May 14 '11 at 13:09

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In this sentence, but it is a preposition meaning “except”, “apart from”, “other than”.

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+1 : A short but complete answer. – user8568 May 14 '11 at 10:39

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