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errors and omissions excepted

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except for (someone or something)

1. Excluding someone or something. Everyone turned their project in on time except for Brian. I'm having a pretty good day—well, except for that boring meeting this morning.
2. If not for something. I'm sorry, I would have called you except for all this work I have to get done.
See also: except, for

except for one thing

Excluding one specific thing. I love this school, except for one thing—the lack of classes in my major.
See also: except, for, one, thing

present company excepted

Without regards to the person or people in one's immediate vicinity. Everyone in this school is a self-centered, spoiled little brat. Present company excepted, of course. Present company excepted, there isn't a single person in this building who has the skills it takes to run the business.
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there is a remedy for everything except death

The only thing in life that cannot be solved, healed, or improved is death. I know that things feel hopeless at the moment, but there is a remedy for everything except death. A: "I'm sorry, boss, but there's no way of fixing this issue." B: "Come on, now. There's a remedy for everything except death. We've just got to think!"

there is nothing permanent except change

proverb Change is the only thing that reliably happens in life. A: "So many new, unexpected things have happened this year. I feel like a completely different person!" B: "Well, there's nothing permanent except change." You can try all you want to keep things as they are, but there is nothing permanent except change.
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Farlex Dictionary of Idioms. © 2015 Farlex, Inc, all rights reserved.

There is a remedy for everything except death.

Prov. Everything but death can be cured.; As long as you are alive, your problems can somehow be solved. Bill: I'll never recover from losing Nancy. Fred: Nonsense. There is a remedy for everything except death. Whenever Linda despaired, she sternly reminded herself that there is a remedy for everything except death.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of American Idioms and Phrasal Verbs. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.

except for

Also, with the exception of. Other than, were it not for. For example, Except for Jack, everyone came to the party, or With the exception of the weather, everything went extremely well. [c. 1600]
See also: except, for
The American Heritage® Dictionary of Idioms by Christine Ammer. Copyright © 2003, 1997 by The Christine Ammer 1992 Trust. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

present company excepted

People say present company excepted when they say something about other people, to show that they are not referring to the people or person they are with. Men are hopeless at expressing their feelings, present company excepted, of course. Note: This expression is usually used when people are saying something critical or unpleasant about other people.
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Collins COBUILD Idioms Dictionary, 3rd ed. © HarperCollins Publishers 2012

present company excepted

excluding those who are here now.
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Farlex Partner Idioms Dictionary © Farlex 2017

present company exˈcepted

(also excepting present ˈcompany) used as a polite remark to show that the criticisms you are making are not directed at the people you are talking to: My feeling is that the people around here, present company excepted of course, are rather unfriendly.
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Farlex Partner Idioms Dictionary © Farlex 2017

except for

Were it not for: I would join you except for my cold.
See also: except, for
American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright © 2016 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.
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No Person except a natural born Citizen, or a Citizen of the United States, at the time of the Adoption of this Constitution, shall be eligible to the Office of President; neither shall any Person be eligible to that Office who shall not have attained to the Age of thirty five Years, and been fourteen Years a Resident within the United States.
The President shall be Commander in Chief of the Army and Navy of the United States, and of the Militia of the several States, when called into the actual Service of the United States; he may require the Opinion, in writing, of the principal Officer in each of the executive Departments, upon any Subject relating to the Duties of their respective Offices, and he shall have Power to grant Reprieves and Pardons for Offenses against the United States, except in Cases of impeachment.
The Trial of all Crimes, except in Cases of Impeachment, shall be by Jury; and such Trial shall be held in the State where the said Crimes shall have been committed; but when not committed within any State, the Trial shall be at such Place or Places as the Congress may by Law have directed.
The Congress shall have power to declare the punishment of Treason, but no Attainder of Treason shall work Corruption of Blood, or Forfeiture except during the Life of the Person attainted.
Therefore push it no farther except in the utmost need, lest it remain where it fall, whether you will it or not.
When the stone was shut the cave was almost dark, except for a ray of light that entered by a hole little larger than a man's hand, that, looked at from within, was on the right of the stone.
there was nothing of him left except his spear alone.
With a howl, for the last time they leaped down upon the foe, tearing, harrying, and killing till they themselves were dead by the spear, every one of them except Deathgrip, who crept back sorely wounded to die with Galazi.
Perfect propriety at a death is seldom achieved except by the undertaker, who has the advantage of being free from emotion.
One night, at the beginning of the hot weather, all the Mess, except The Worm, who had gone to his own room to write Home letters, were sitting on the platform outside the Mess House.
I think we were all, except the Colonel and the Senior Subaltern, a little disappointed that the scandal had come to nothing.
We got on, however, pretty well but, except the geology, nothing could be less interestin than our day's ride.
The young bulls generally run away, for a short distance; but the old ones do no stir a step, except to rush at man and horse; and man horses have been thus killed.