227 – Except vs Without – Confusing Words Lesson

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The words except & without are similar, but the way we use them is different. For today’s English lesson, I’m going to show you how we use except & without in daily English conversation and writing.

Here are the example sentences:
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Using without:

  • I like to drink coffee without milk.
  • Without Jack, we can’t start the meeting.
  • Can you read that book without a dictionary?
  • Jack can’t make any important decisions without consulting his wife.
  • I won’t start eating without washing my hands.
  • Jenny left the office without saying anything. I wonder why.

Using except:

  • Except for Jack, everyone in the office plays golf.
  • I like all kinds of fruit except for kiwi.


  • We played golf without Jack.
  • Everyone played golf except Jack.

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