But one

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Definition

(I have) but one (life): (I have) only one (life)
idiom

Examples

  • "Philip : Before completing my mission, I have but one remaining task."
  • "Bruno : Yes I know, but one of his paintings stood out!"
  • "Yesterday, during my ‘re-education' session, I endured cruel treatment that had but one goal: to remove the very essence of my Britishness."
  • "But one group has so far been neglected."

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