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Principal Translations/Traduzioni principali
but conjconjunction: Connects words, clauses, and sentences--for example, "and," "but," "because," "in order that." (yet)ma cong
  però cong
 I may be old, but I can still ride a bike.
 Sarò vecchio, ma riesco ancora ad andare in bicicletta.
but conjconjunction: Connects words, clauses, and sentences--for example, "and," "but," "because," "in order that." (except)tranne, eccetto cong
  altro che cong
 He ate all the biscuits but one
 Mangiò tutti i biscotti tranne uno.
 Non potevano fare altro che stare in piedi a guardare.
but preppreposition: Relates noun or pronoun to another element of sentence--for example, "a picture of John," "She walked from my house to yours." (except for)tranne prep
 Nobody did anything but me.
 Nessuno ha fatto nulla, tranne me.
 
Additional Translations
but advadverb: Describes a verb, adjective, adverb, or clause--for example, "come quickly," "very rare," "happening now," "fall down." (only)solo, soltanto avv
  (con negazione)non… che cong
 She is but a child.
 È soltanto una bambina.
 Non è che una bambina.
but conjconjunction: Connects words, clauses, and sentences--for example, "and," "but," "because," "in order that." (on the contrary)ma, bensì cong
 I asked not for a salad but for soup. He's not a violinist but a cellist.
 Non ho chiesto un'insalata, ma una zuppa. Non è un violinista, bensì un violoncellista.
but conjconjunction: Connects words, clauses, and sentences--for example, "and," "but," "because," "in order that." (otherwise than) (con negazione)non… che cong
 I cannot but agree with what you say.
 Non posso che essere d'accordo con quello che dici. Non faccio che pensare a lui.Questa frase non è una traduzione della frase inglese.
but conjconjunction: Connects words, clauses, and sentences--for example, "and," "but," "because," "in order that." formal (doubt that) (con negazione)non… che cong
 There is no doubt but that he is the best person on the team.
 Non c'è dubbio che lui sia il migliore della squadra.
but conjconjunction: Connects words, clauses, and sentences--for example, "and," "but," "because," "in order that." (used as intensifier)proprio avv
 There was nothing good on TV, but nothing!
 Non c'era niente di buono in TV, proprio niente!
but nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (objection)ma nm
 You're going to bed now, and I don't want to hear any buts!
 Adesso vai a letto, e non voglio sentire nessun "ma"!
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WordReference English-Italiano Dictionary © 2014:

Compound Forms/Forme composte
all but preppreposition: Relates noun or pronoun to another element of sentence--for example, "a picture of John," "She walked from my house to yours." (everyone except)tutto tranne, tutto meno che loc prep
 All but one of her students passed the exam.
 Tutti i suoi studenti tranne uno superarono l'esame.
all but advadverb: Describes a verb, adjective, adverb, or clause--for example, "come quickly," "very rare," "happening now," "fall down." (with verb: almost completely)quasi interamente, quasi del tutto avv
 You've all but polished off that cake.
 Vi siete spazzolati quasi tutta la torta.
all but advadverb: Describes a verb, adjective, adverb, or clause--for example, "come quickly," "very rare," "happening now," "fall down." (with adjective: nearly)quasi avv
 The rain is all but finished now.
 Adesso ha quasi smesso di piovere.
and nothing but the truth e nient'altro che la verità
anything but advadverb: Describes a verb, adjective, adverb, or clause--for example, "come quickly," "very rare," "happening now," "fall down." (not at all)tutt'altro che, tutto tranne che
  per niente, in nessun caso
  qualunque cosa piuttosto che
 His new novel is anything but dull.
 Il suo nuovo romanzo è tutto tranne che noioso.
anything but advadverb: Describes a verb, adjective, adverb, or clause--for example, "come quickly," "very rare," "happening now," "fall down." (anything except)tutto tranne
 I'll do anything but wash windows.
anything but exprexpression: Prepositional phrase, adverbial phrase, or other phrase or expression--for example, "behind the times," "on your own." (nothing of the sort)niente del genere
 Though he's known for his comedies, his latest film is anything but.
but for advadverb: Describes a verb, adjective, adverb, or clause--for example, "come quickly," "very rare," "happening now," "fall down." (were it not) (con negazione)se non cong
 We would never have won but for your help.
 Non avremmo mai vinto se non fosse stato per il tuo aiuto.
but now tranne ora
But of course interjinterjection: Exclamation--for example, "Oh no!" "Wow!" (expressing polite consent)ma certo inter
 But of course, you're right!
 Ma certo, hai ragione!
but rather bensì cong
but then d'altro canto, d'altra parte
but then ma poi
but what can you do? exprexpression: Prepositional phrase, adverbial phrase, or other phrase or expression--for example, "behind the times," "on your own." informal (expressing resignation)cosa ci vuoi fare?, che ci vuoi fare? inter
 The workers may object, but what can you do; the project has to be done on time.
 I lavoratori potranno obiettare, ma cosa ci vuoi fare? Il progetto deve essere completato per tempo.
cannot help but do [sth] v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end." (find unavoidable)non poter fare a meno di vi
 I cannot help but notice the enormous coffee stain on the front of your white blouse.
 Non posso fare a meno di notare l'enorme macchia di caffè sul petto della tua camicia.
everything but the kitchen sink quasi tutto
have no option but non avere altra scelta che
last but not least advadverb: Describes a verb, adjective, adverb, or clause--for example, "come quickly," "very rare," "happening now," "fall down." (lastly)e non ultimo, ultimo ma non meno importante avv
 Last but not least, don't forget to ring me when you get there.
 Ultimo ma non meno importante, non dimenticarti di chiamarmi una volta arrivato.
not to sound boastful,
but
non per vantarmi, ma
nothing but advadverb: Describes a verb, adjective, adverb, or clause--for example, "come quickly," "very rare," "happening now," "fall down." (only)nient'altro che, solo, solamente avv
 I have nothing but admiration for people who can speak several languages.
 Provo solo ammirazione per chi parla più lingue.
nothing but trouble nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. informal (continual cause of annoyance)nient'altro che guai, nient'altro che problemi nm
 This washing machine is nothing but trouble.
nothing else but preppreposition: Relates noun or pronoun to another element of sentence--for example, "a picture of John," "She walked from my house to yours." (only, solely)nient'altro che, solo
 Nothing else but violin is needed to complete this orchestration.
 Con certi ragazzini non ci vuole nient'altro che tanta pazienza.
slow but steady adjadjective: Describes a noun or pronoun--for example, "a tall girl," "an interesting book," "a big house." (progress: gradual but regular)lento ma costante agg
slowly but surely advadverb: Describes a verb, adjective, adverb, or clause--for example, "come quickly," "very rare," "happening now," "fall down." (making gradual progress)gradualmente, lentamente, piano piano avv
 Slowly but surely, we are making the garden look pretty.
 Piano piano ma con costanza stiamo rendendo il giardino bello.
that's all very well,
but
informal (nevertheless, even so)fin qui tutto bene, ma
 That's all very well, but it still doesn't explain why you didn't finish the work.
that's all well and good,
but
informal (nevertheless, even so)fin qui tutto benissimo, ma
 That's all well and good, and I enjoy talking to your granny, but isn't it about time we left for the movies ?
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