- The party was all but over when we arrived.
- All but one of the plates were damaged
Monday, February 18, 2013
You might occasionally come across sentences like these:
The expression all but has a couple of different uses, and from what I've seen on language forums, this can give even native speakers some problems, so in this post we'll look at this plus a couple of other expressions with but.
Saturday, February 2, 2013
This is part of an investigation I've been doing into the use and spelling of -ize suffix verbs and their spelling (-ize or -ise) in British English. For more details, related posts and the methods I've used, see the -ize / -ise page.