In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1exceptestá abierto todos los días excepto los lunes — it is open every day except Mondays
- contesté todas las preguntas excepto las dos últimas — I answered all the questions except (for) the last two
- todos ganaron algo excepto yo — everybody won something except me
- voy todos los días excepto cuando hace mal tiempo — I go every day except when the weather's bad
- todas las regiones de España excepto Galicia — every region of Spain except (for) / but Galicia
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