BUT Sentence, Example and UsageExamples 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.
"But in so many other areas we still are dragging"
"He made to speak but said nothing in the end"
"She used to call her mother every week but now she calls only occasionally"