French translation of 'all but'
- (= almost)
⇒ Their water was all but gone.
Ils n'avaient presque plus d'eau.
- (= all except)
tous (toutes) sauf
⇒ all but her closest friends
toutes sauf ses meilleures amies
Example Sentences Including 'all but'
She thrust her wine cup at Lord Jenga and all but dragged Tarja to the centre of the Hall where a lively jig was in progress.TREASON KEEP (2001)
That morning the Atlantic, mercifully, was calm and all but windless -- but the sea was bitterly cold.The Lonely Sea
hissed the Countess, turning and all but plunging her face into Alpiew's bosom.THE RIVAL QUEENS: A Countess Ashby de la Zouche Mystery (2002)
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Translation of all but from the Collins English to French Dictionary