How do you use nothing but in a sentence?
The meaning of “nothing but” in English is closely related to the usage of “but” in all/anything/everything but, which is more idiomatic, however. “ But” in the expression “nothing but” means “except”, i.e. “nothing but” is just a more emphatic way of saying “nothing except”, “only”; for example.
What does nothing but the best mean?
You could say either of the following: "I wish you nothing but the best." "I wish nothing but the best for you." "I wish you the best." The meaning is : The speaker wants only the very best things to happen for the other person.
What does nothing but respect mean?
THE SPEAKER MEANS THAT HE HAS NO OTHER FEELINGS(LIKE LOVE OR HATRED)FOR THE LISTNER. ALL HE HAS IS SOME SENSE OF RESPECT FOR HIM/HER. AND THAT RESPECT IS ALSO NOT TOO MUCH(FOR EXAMPLE.HE DOES NOT RESPECT HER TO THE FULLEST) HOPE IT HELPS U♡♡ BTW THE SENTENCE IS SAVAGE(^o^)／
What does nothing but the truth mean?
the truth, the whole truth, and nothing but the truth. The absolute truth about something, without omission, embellishment, or alteration. Used to swear in witnesses while giving evidence in court, and used by extension in other contexts.
What does anything but ordinary mean?
“Anything but ordinary” literally means that something is not ordinary. It should be something that is better than ordinary in any way.
Is nothing short of?
You use nothing short of or little short of to emphasize how great or extreme something is. For example, if you say that something is nothing short of a miracle or nothing short of disastrous, you are emphasizing that it is a miracle or it is disastrous.