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    #1

    apart for = another version of apart from

    Hello again!

    There is a worldwide ban on hunting whales, apart for those used for scientific research. Japanese vessels used this provision last year to catch 103 minke whales in the Southern Ocean.

    Shouldn't 'apart for' in the above question be replaced by 'apart from' or is it a typo? Maybe it is an Australian version.

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    BBC News - Australia sends plane to monitor Japanese whaling

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    Re: apart for = another version of apart from

    Quote Originally Posted by JACEK1 View Post
    Hello again!

    There is a worldwide ban on hunting whales, apart for those used for scientific research. Japanese vessels used this provision last year to catch 103 minke whales in the Southern Ocean.

    Shouldn't 'apart for' in the above question be replaced by 'apart from' or is it a typo? Maybe it is an Australian version.

    Thank you.

    BBC News - Australia sends plane to monitor Japanese whaling
    It's a mistake.

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    Re: apart for = another version of apart from

    It should be 'apart from', shouldn't it?

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    #4

    Re: apart for = another version of apart from

    Yes, it should.

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