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Accept / Except 

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Accept/ak-sept/ means to accept the situation, what has been said, or an offer. 

- I accept your apology.
- I have accepted your request.
- We have accepted the defeat.
- Did you accept my invitation card?

Related words: admit, welcome, receive, acknowledge, recognise, approve, affirm, etc. 

Except/ik-sept/ means excluding or without including.

- All children have slept except Nina.
- Take everything except my phone.
- All answers are correct except one.

Related words: without, minus, exclude, omit, exempting, apart from, aside from, etc. 

Thus, 'Accept' and 'Except' should be used carefully. 

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