English to Afrikaans Meaning :: but

But :
- maarvoorbehoud

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Adverb(1) and nothing more

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(1) there was nothing to do but wait(2) I would have liked to have had a longer deal but the get out clauses were prohibitive.(3) you can't but admire her(4) in Texas, we were never anything but poor(5) It never rains but it pours.(6) It's going to be a long road, but shinty has no alternative but to keep right on to the end.(7) this is one principle, but it is not the only one(8) he did it quickly but well(9) a popular but, in my opinion, an over-rated book(10) they had no alternative but to follow(11) if we had but known this(12) This is what I love about science: anybody but anybody can become involved at least in trying to understand what it is saying!(13) She also said that she would have no alternative but to contact my family if I didn't seek help.(14) supply currently exceeds demand in all but the most rural areas(15) Aden was a year older than herself and she never saw him as anything else but her goofy nerd friend.(16) It was deserted and I didn't see a soul, but I did stumble across a bunch of Red Deer in a meadow.
Related Words
(1) last but not least ::
laaste maar nie die minste nie
(2) but also ::
maar ook
(3) but now ::
maar nou
(4) but still ::
maar steeds
(5) but then ::
maar dan
(6) but not ::
maar nie
(7) but what ::
maar wat
(8) all but ::
alles behalwe
(9) but for ::
maar vir
(10) but rather ::
maar eerder
1. only ::
2. just ::
3. simply ::
5. no more than ::
nie meer as
6. nothing but ::
niks behalwe
7. a mere ::
N blote
8. yet ::
9. nevertheless ::
10. nonetheless ::
11. even so ::
selfs so
12. however ::
13. still ::
14. notwithstanding ::
15. despite that ::
ten spyte daarvan
16. in spite of that ::
ten spyte van
17. for all that ::
vir dit alles
18. all the same ::
almal dieselfde
19. just the same ::
net dieselfde
20. though ::
21. although ::
23. apart from ::
behalwe vir
24. other than ::
anders as
25. besides ::
26. aside from ::
Afgesien van
27. with the exception of ::
met die uitsondering van
28. bar ::
31. leaving out ::
vertrek uit
33. saving ::
Different Forms
but, buts
Word Example from TV Shows

The best way to learn proper English is to read news report, and watch news on TV. Watching TV shows is a great way to learn casual English, slang words, understand culture reference and humor. If you have already watched these shows then you may recall the words used in the following dialogs.

But a man without friends
is a man without power.

But a man without friends is a man without power.

Game of Thrones Season 2, Episode 4

but someone has to be.

BUT someone has to be.

Game of Thrones Season 6, Episode 3

But, physicist, baker, lover,
what can\'t I do?

But, physicist, baker, lover, what can't I do?

The Big Bang Theory Season 10, Episode 22

It is a good match,
but what do you think of her?

It is a good match, BUT what do you think of her?

Game of Thrones Season 3, Episode 2

But I know someone who might.

But I know someone who might.

Breaking Bad Season 5, Episode 13

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