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    Question The use of the word "Excepting"

    Is the use of word, "Excepting" in the following sentence acceptable?

    ---Excepting Tim, most of the employees were present.

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    Re: The use of the word "Excepting"

    Quote Originally Posted by Unregistered View Post
    Is the use of word, "Excepting" in the following sentence acceptable?

    ---Excepting Tim, most of the employees were present.
    I see nothing wrong with it, but I'd expect more commonly to see these alternatives:

    Most of the employees - except Tim - were present.
    With the exception of Tim, most of the employees were present.

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