but is part of the Basic English 850.
- You use but to join two ideas and show that they are not the same.
- I would take you there, but I do not have my car.
- The changes were small but important.
- "Do you speak French?" "No, but I speak Spanish."
- It says this not in words but in pictures.
- You use but to change the topic.
- I understand. And I'm sorry. But there is nothing I can do about it now.
- And that's important, but another thing that has changed it the location.
- He ate everything but the meat.
- Any day but tomorrow would be fine.
- I forgot my bag. I guess there's nothing to do but go back.
- There is but one sun and one earth to live on.