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    What does 'all but (random adjective)' mean?

    For instance as used in the following phrase: the movie 'Swing kids' is an all but inexplicable mixture of nazi villains and teenage rebels.

    thank you beforehand.

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    Re: What does 'all but (random adjective)' mean?

    Quote Originally Posted by Torrance88 View Post
    For instance as used in the following phrase: the movie 'Swing kids' is an all but inexplicable mixture of nazi villains and teenage rebels.

    thank you beforehand.
    I think it's just a convoluted way of saying almost!


    buggles(not a teacher)

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    Re: What does 'all but (random adjective)' mean?

    Quote Originally Posted by buggles View Post
    I think it's just a convoluted way of saying almost!


    buggles(not a teacher)
    That's what it seems to be saying, but it's not particularly convoluted.


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    Re: What does 'all but (random adjective)' mean?

    thnx, sorry for the late reply.

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