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Misused English Words Part 1

Viewed 290 times 2017-5-13 05:14 |Personal category:English|System category:News| different, something, receive, English, similar


Accept vs. Except

These two words sound similar but have very different meanings. Accept means to receive something willingly: “His mom accepted his explanation” or “She accepted the gift graciously."

Except signifies exclusion: “I can attend every meeting except the one next week.

 To help you remember, note that both except and exit begin with ex. Exit means 'to go out.'

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