Accept vs. Except

Accept
  • Agreeing to receive or to do
    • example 1:  I can accept the package.
    • example 2:  I accept the challenge.
Except
  • Not including
    • example 1:  We are all here except for Tom.
    • example 2:  I can eat anything, except fish.

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Fun Fact
Noon” comes from a Latin
word that means ninth.

Examples

Accept
  • I accept your gift.
  • He accepted that job.
  • She accepts your offer.
  • We accept our fate.
Except
  • I ate everything except the fish.
  • I know everyone except for her.
  • She challenged everyone, except me.
  • You read everything except the last page.
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