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excepting or expect for ? which one is correct in the text below: In the text presented above in figure 4.4, all actors, expecting Nahid, were unhappy.
Sep 18, 2012 2:14 PM
Answers · 6
They're two completely different words. The sentence could use either, depending on what it is supposed to mean. >> "all actors, expecting Nahid, were unhappy " --> the actors were / had been waiting for Nahid to arrive and they were not happy, or disappointed. >>""all actors, except Nahid, were unhappy " --> Nahid was happy, everyone else was unhappy.
September 18, 2012
You would use 'except' for this. "In the text presented above in figure 4.4, all actors except Nahid, were unhappy."
September 18, 2012
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