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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 posso ancora andare in bicicletta.
but conjconjunction: Connects words, clauses, and sentences--for example, "and," "but," "because," "in order that." (except)tranne, che cong
 They couldn't do anything but stand there and stare.
 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)  (con negazione)non … che cong
 She is but a child.
 Non è che una bambina.
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 conjconjunction: Connects words, clauses, and sentences--for example, "and," "but," "because," "in order that." (on the contrary)ma cong
 I asked not for a salad but for soup.
 Non ho chiesto un'insalata, ma una zuppa.
but conjconjunction: Connects words, clauses, and sentences--for example, "and," "but," "because," "in order that." (otherwise than)  (con negazione)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.
but conjconjunction: Connects words, clauses, and sentences--for example, "and," "but," "because," "in order that." (doubt that)  (con negazione)che cong
 There is no doubt but 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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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)tutti meno che, tutti tranne
  tutto meno che, tutto tranne
all but advadverb: Describes a verb, adjective, adverb, or clause--for example, "come quickly," "very rare," "happening now," "fall down." (almost completely)quasi interamente, quasi del tutto avv
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 preppreposition: Relates noun or pronoun to another element of sentence--for example, "a picture of John," "She walked from my house to yours." (not at all, totally not)tutt'altro che
but for se non fosse per
but now tranne ora
But of course interjinterjection: Exclamation--for example, "Oh no!" "Wow!" (expressing polite consent)ma certo inter
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 inter
cannot help but vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat." (can only, be unable to do other than)non poter fare a meno di vi
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." (finally)e non ultimo, ultimo ma non per questo meno importante avv
 Last but not least, I finished dessert!
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
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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