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    ripley is offline Senior Member
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    Default except for or except to..

    Hi,
    another doubt from Italy:
    How should I say?
    I never put down my tennis racket except for sleeping and eating or
    I never put down my tennis racket except to sleep and eat.
    I never put down my tennis racket except when I eat and sleep.

    By the way, I am very happy to share my doubts with you. I live in a very little place with no tourists speaking English...
    Bye. Rip.

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    Mister Micawber is offline Key Member
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    Default Re: except for or except to..

    All OK, Ripley, and I do not notice any significant difference in meaning.

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