BUT Sentence Example and UsageBUT has been recently used in news headlines. Please see the examples belowExamples and usage of BUT in prose and poetry
BUT usage in Proverbs/IdiomsUsage of "BUT" in sentences
To better understand the meaning of BUT, certain examples of its usage are presented.Examples from famous English prose on the use of the word BUT
"But on the edge of town, drills were driven out of his mind by something else"- The word/phrase 'but' was used by 'J. K. Rowling' in 'Harry potter and the sorcerer's stone'.
"He didn't know why, but they made him uneasy"- 'J. K. Rowling' has used the but in the novel Harry potter and the sorcerer's stone.
"But the others wouldn't let professor quirrell keep harry to himself"- To understand the meaning of but, please see the following usage by J. K. Rowling in Harry potter and the sorcerer's stone.
"She gave the trophy but he made the presentation"
"He had me dead to rights but somehow I got away with it"
"But at any rate he got a knighthood for it"