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  1. Chris
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    not but one

    Dear Teacher:

    I am not quite sure about the meaning of "not but one woman" in the following sentence. Would you please do my a favor?

    Not but one woman Iíve ever known had this real kindness Iím talking about.


    Thanks a lot.


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    Re: not but one

    Only one woman I have known .....

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    Re: not but one

    But it's not a winning way to say it.


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    Cannot win for loosing today. TGIF

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