anything but

anything but
anything but not at all.
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  • Anything but — Anything A ny*thing, n. 1. Any object, act, state, event, or fact whatever; thing of any kind; something or other; aught; as, I would not do it for anything. [1913 Webster] Did you ever know of anything so unlucky? A. Trollope. [1913 Webster]… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • anything but — adverb : not at all : by no means : in no respect it was anything but clear … what the political democracy … would be like John Strachey * * * anything but Certainly not, by no means • • • Main Entry: ↑any anythi …   Useful english dictionary

  • anything but — {adv. phr.} Quite the opposite of; far from being. * /I don t mean he s lazy anything but!/ * /The boys knew they had broken the rules, and they were anything but happy when they were called to the office./ …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • anything but — {adv. phr.} Quite the opposite of; far from being. * /I don t mean he s lazy anything but!/ * /The boys knew they had broken the rules, and they were anything but happy when they were called to the office./ …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • anything\ but — adv. phr. Quite the opposite of; far from being. I don t mean he s lazy anything but! The boys knew they had broken the rules, and they were anything but happy when they were called to the office …   Словарь американских идиом

  • anything but — used for emphasizing that a particular word does not describe someone or something, because the opposite is true about them Unfortunately, our hosts were anything but friendly. Jake s no fool – anything but! …   English dictionary

  • anything but — adverb To no degree; not; not at all. Our current life style is anything but sustainable …   Wiktionary

  • anything but — not. The minister and the church leaders are all deaf, yet the service is anything but silent. Usage notes: used to emphasize that something is the opposite of what you might expect …   New idioms dictionary

  • Anything But Monday (magazine) — Anything But Monday was a nationally distributed humor magazine published in the late 1980’s. The semi monthly publication featured satirical social commentary, sarcastic criticism of public sensibilities, and comic strips that parodied many… …   Wikipedia

  • Anything But Conservative — Anything But Conservative, also known as the ABC campaign, is a political campaign established by Newfoundland and Labrador premier Danny Williams to oppose the election of any candidates for the Conservative Party of Canada during the 2008… …   Wikipedia

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