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    usage of "but for"

    Dear teachers,

    Would you share with me your opinion concerning the following sentences?

    If the whether weren’t so cold and cheerless, I should certainly agree to take you for a drive.
    But for the whether so cold and cheerless, I should certainly agree to take you for a drive.

    Thanks for your efforts.

    Regards,

    V

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    Re: usage of "but for"

    Quote Originally Posted by vil View Post
    If the whetherweather weren’t so cold and cheerless, I should certainly agree to take you for a drive.
    But for the whether being so cold and cheerless, I should certainly agree to take you for a drive.

    But for the cold and cheerless weather, I should ...
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