How can I use "except that" like this?
You may already know this, but the word "except" means not including, excluding or unless. "Except that" is used when you want to give a list of possibilities or reasons of why something won't work or isn't true. Ex: He seems like a really nice man, except that he isn't very nice when he is upset. Ex: I really want to go this weekend, except that I have to work that day.
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