But in a sentence

The word "but" in a example sentences. Learn the definition of but and how to use it in a sentence.

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How to use but in a sentence. But pronunciation.

Yes, they could go; it was very kind of Miss Derrick; but- 'That's all right, it'll be jolly.
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But-' He finished the sentence in smoke wreaths.
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But- "What do I matter compared with the cause?
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But-" his head, overweaned with care, drooped down, and in the company of strange visions and and dreams of ominous import, the hunted soldier of fortune forgot alike the echoing voice of his better angel, and lost from view, the shadowy faces of both the woman who had lured him to a living death, and the tender-hearted one whose heart was glowing at Lausanne in all the fervor of her unrequited devotion.
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Come, now, let us be friends, Abellino; I begin not to dislike you, and to endure your appearance; and I don't know but-" "Go, wake the sleepers!
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We can't either of us forgive him; but-" The captain stopped in his stride.
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He doesn't like me, I know, but-" "You DON'T know.
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There was no smell of alcohol, and Keeler had declared that he had not been drinking; but- "You're going to ENLIST?
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Oh, I want to, all right, but- THE AGENT.
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But-" "I'll not do anything FOOLISH, mamma," interrupted the girl.
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But- What if Stanley Baird should lose interest?
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I have tried to tell them, but-" "There are fires that purify," he had said, smilingly.
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Tain't much of a string, but-" "You did?
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That sounds brutal, but-" "I owe something also to-those he left behind.
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Poggi has been lying low lately, but-" Bernie hesitated, and a slight flush stole into his cheeks.
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He said: "I do not wish to distress you, but-" "Now, Carbourd, what is the matter?
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I've been through it, as I told you, but-" The young man frowned whimsically and lit a cigarette.
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Yes," I replied, "but-" "Prythee, no buts!
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I don't want to say anything against him to you, naturally; but-" "Go ahead, George.
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But-' He stared at the picture, fascinated-unable to express himself, and blushing under the shame of his incapacity.
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Examples of But

Example #1
The idea struck me in the train, as I was going up; so I took a cab from Victoria and booked the places first thing.
Example #2
Mumford and his wife glanced at each other.
Example #3
Indeed-don't take it ill-I was surprised at what you had turned out.
Example #4
Here and there you have a page of very decent English, and you are nowhere on the level of the ordinary female novelist.
Example #5
In one of those flights of fancy, not characteristic of her but tiresomely frequent this afternoon, she envisaged herself battered with rotten eggs upon a platform, from which Ralph vainly begged her to descend.
Example #6
She knew the ways of this world; it was a shapely, orderly place; she felt convinced of its right and its wrong; and the feeling that she was fit to deal a heavy blow against her enemies warmed her heart and kindled her eye.