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    but

    Without subsidies, child-care fees for Fitzgerald's new baby and preschooler would be about $2,000 a month a cost that would eat up all but $400 of her salary, she said.

    Does it mean ''except'', please?
    thanks.

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    Re: but

    Quote Originally Posted by jctgf View Post
    Without subsidies, child-care fees for Fitzgerald's new baby and preschooler would be about $2,000 a month a cost that would eat up all but $400 of her salary, she said.

    Does it mean ''except'', please?
    thanks.
    Yes it does.

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