Words that sound the same although spelled differently and have different meanings are typically the easiest to get confused. In the following example “Accept and Except” are explained.
Accept means “to acknowledge” or “to agree to.”
Except is usually a preposition used to specify what isn’t included.
I accept the terms of the contract.
I hope you will accept the ruling of the court even though the outcome wasn’t in your favor.
I like all pies except coconut cream.
Count me in to help you move, except on Sunday.
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