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what's the meaning of "anything but small"?

Victor_zotti

Brazil

hi… please what's the meaning of "anything but small"? Thanks.

09:47 PM Jan 17 2011 |

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Teacher AmySuper Member!

United States

Hi! Great question. This phrase means that something definitely is not small. You could describe it in any other way besides calling it small.

We often use "anything but + adjective" in this way. For example, "Stacey is anything but nice" means that Stacey is definitely not nice.

AmySmile

09:45 PM Jan 18 2011 |