Translation of except in Italian:
There are four frequently used translations for except when used as a preposition: by far the most frequent of these is tranne ( every day except Sundays = tutti i giorni tranne la domenica); the others are eccetto, fatta eccezione per and all'infuori di. Note, however, that in what/ where/ who questions, except is translated by se non. - For examples and the phrases except for and except that, see the entry below.
- 1everybody except Lisanothing excepttutti tranne Lisanobody exceptnient'altro cheexcept when except ifnessuno eccettoexcept that …a meno che (non)who could have done it except him?salvo che …where could she be except at home?chi avrebbe potuto farlo se non lui?dove potrebbe essere se non a casa?
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Grammar and usage help for Italian:
- Italian Grammar Notes for English speakers translating into Italian 32: WHO
- Italian Grammar Notes for English speakers translating into Italian 10: HER
- Italian Grammar Notes for English speakers translating into Italian 11: HIS
- Italian Grammar Notes for English speakers translating into Italian 12: IN
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