Standard English Grammar Test 50

Test # 50


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Quite honestly I didn't think ________ of the standard of acting in the play.

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Cartoons Characters That You Wish Were Real

Woody Toy Story

There are two types of people in this world: TeamWoody or TeamBuzz. As a hardcore member of TeamWoody, I would have loved to be his cowgirl .Hes reliable and got those big ol dreamy eyes to stare longingly into. So tell me, is that a snake in your boots or are you just happy to see me?

Basic English Usage
  • We can use exceptor except for after all, any, every, no, anything/body/ one/where, everything/body/one/where, nothing/body/one/where, and whole— that is to say, words which suggest the idea of a total.
    In other cases we usually use except for, but not except.
    Compare:
      He ate everything on his plate except (for) the beans.
      He ate the whole meal except (for) the beans.
      He ate the meal except for the beans.
      (NOT . . . except the beans.)
      I've cleaned all the rooms except (for) the bathroom.
      I've cleaned the whole house except (for) the bathroom. I've cleaned the house except for the bathroom.
      (NOT . . . except the bathroom.)
      We're all here except (for) John and Mary.
      Except for John and Mary we're all here.
  • We use except, not except lor, before prepositions and conjunctions.
      It's the same everywhere except in Scotland.
      She's beautiful except when she smiles.
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