Except for before nouns. I have cleaned the house except for the bathroom. The garden was empty except for one small bird. I have cleaned all the room except for the bathroom. He ate everything in his plate except for the beans. Nobody came except for Maung Maung and Maung Hla. Except before prepositions and conjunctions He’s good looking except when he smiles. The room is no use except as a storeroom. Except for pronoun Everybody understood except for me. We are all ready except for her. Except + Verb He does nothing except eat all day. I will do everything for you except cook. Except + Verb-ing She is not interested in everything except reading. You needn’t worry about anything except having a great time.