Definition of 'all but'
Example sentences containing 'all but'
The Dictionary of Modern Herbalism (1985) The Sun (2010)
She has it all but things turn sour.The Sun (2014) Times, Sunday Times (2008) The Sun (2014) The Sun (2009) The Sun (2007)
In all but one case their balaclavas are pulled up to show their faces.Times, Sunday Times (2014)
Sometimes it seems that all but diehard lefties want a selfie with him.Times, Sunday Times (2014)
Legendary lands are all but gone now.Times, Sunday Times (2015)
By now all but the thinnest sheen of snow had been washed away and the temperature was pleasantly mild.Times, Sunday Times (2009)
In all but one case it is worth retaining the blank and settling for a lower score than the maximum available.Times, Sunday Times (2016)
The hymn is all but dead.Times, Sunday Times (2006) Times, Sunday Times (2010)
One of the things that have all but vanished in Oman is its great sea power.Times, Sunday Times (2006) Times, Sunday Times (2009) Times, Sunday Times (2012)
Further rain in the morning rendered this game all but dead, which left just personal milestones to play for.Times, Sunday Times (2011)
A city in all but name.Times, Sunday Times (2014)
All but one man I told was openly appalled.Times, Sunday Times (2012) Times, Sunday Times (2007)
A few members on the site have since told me this is in fact not a woman at all but a man with a false profile.The Sun (2016) The Sun (2015) Times, Sunday Times (2009)
But in our tests on children's fancy dress costumes nearly all but ONE completely melted after being set alight with a small flame.The Sun (2015)
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Definition of all but from the Collins English Dictionary