anything but 和nothing but用法区别

一. anything but有两种用法和含义:

1.除了……之外都行(可以)

此时,anything代词,but用作介词

He didn’t speak anything but Greek

他只会说希腊语。

He’s not interested in anything but eating and sleeping.

除了两饱一倒,他什么都不管。

It makes it hard for the Fed to do anything but stand pat till the economy’s direction becomes clearer.

这让美联储几乎无计可施,在经济发展方向明朗之前只好硬挺着。

I do not want anything but I want my children to be happy.

我不想要任何东西,但是我想要我的孩子幸福快乐。

You don’t care about anything but yourself and your precious face.

你什么都不关心,除了你自己和你那张娇贵的脸。

Do anything but sit.If you cut down on the time you spend sitting, you might live longer.

你可以做任何事情,除了坐。如果你减少坐的时间,你可能会更长寿。

2.绝不,根本不,远非,一点也不;此时anything but用作副词短语。

The problem is anything but easy.

这个问题一点也不简单。

I will be anything but quiet on Saturday night!

星期六的晚上我根本静不下心来!

I’ll do anything but that. 我绝不会干那种事。

The party was anything but a success. 晚会根本不成功。

The fight is anything but finished. 斗争绝没有结束。

They were anything but friendly off-camera, refusing even to take the same lift.

在银幕外,他们彼此一点也不友好,甚至不愿同乘一部电梯。

But Shelly Ann was to prove that she was anything but a one-hit wonder .

但雪莉·安要证明她不是昙花一现。

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注anything but不仅可用于事物,也可用于人。如:

He is anything but a poet. 他绝不是诗人。

He was anything but polite. 他根本没有一点礼貌。

二.nothing but用法:用于名词、不带 to 的不定式或 -ing 形式前,表示:仅仅,只不过,只有,只是

The whole story is nothing but a pack of lies.

整个叙述只不过是一派谎言。

He’s nothing but a liar and a fraud.

他只不过是个撒谎者和骗子。

Below him was nothing but a black void.

他下面只是一片漆黑。

He was nothing but skin and bones.

他瘦得只剩皮包骨头了。

There’s nothing but junk on the TV.

电视上全是些无聊的东西。

She could do nothing but spout insults.

她只会没完没了地骂人。

It did nothing but make us ridiculous

这只是让我们显得很滑稽。

They care for nothing but fighting.

他们只知道打架,什么也不关心。

His biography is nothing but self-regarding nonsense.

他的传记只不过是自命不凡的一派胡言。

He’s nothing but a no-good bum!

他不过是个没用的懒汉。

He’s nothing but a criminal. 他只不过是个罪犯。

He dreams of nothing but going home. 他只想回家。

There is nothing but some waste paper in the desk. 课桌里只有些废纸。

He has nothing but praise for the managers at his company. 对他公司的经理们他只是一味地赞美。

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