is the difference between Accept and Except?
What is the difference between Accept and Except? :
) Take something offered willingly
She accepted my invitation to dinner.
I accepted your apology.
) To say yes to an offer
She offered me a lift and I accepted it.
I proposed marriage and she accepted my proposal.
) Receive someone / something as suitable or adequate
Will you accept a cheque?
The college I applied has accepted me.
) Be willing or agree to something
He accepted the magistrate’s decision.
I accepted the proposed changes.
) Take upon oneself a responsibility
He accepts the blame for the accident.
You must accept the consequences of your action.
) Take something as true, believe something
I do not accept your explanation.
) Treat something / someone ad welcome
He was never really accepted by his colleagues.
) Not including some thing / someone – but not
This restaurant is open all days except Monday.
Everyone except me got an invitation.
I answered all the questions except the last one.
) Except as a verb means exclude someone / something – leave someone / something out
Only children under five are excepted from this survey.
We all had to take part in the training run with nobody excepted.
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