Example sentences for: it--but

How can you use “it--but” in a sentence? Here are some example sentences to help you improve your vocabulary:

  • It's true no one has challenged it--but would you want to be the station manager at the UPN station in Provo who took on NBC's exclusive rights in court?

  • The CDA, of course, won't be perfect, either--many will flout it, and Web sites in other countries won't be bound by it--but the ban plus the technological fix probably will shield children better than the technological fix alone.

  • People went out of their way to attack not just the book--some candidly admitted they hadn't bothered to read it--but Harrison personally, and her husband, her agent, and her publishers for good measure.

  • It all seems unpleasant and slightly absurd--the night guard is "an excellent form of birth control," as one wearer puts it--but the alternative is losing your teeth at 40, getting dentures, and gumming your food.

  • And there was one of Cartier's glorious tiaras on loan, crowning the head of a 6-foot African-American lady wearing the perfect silvery backless gown to go with it--but alas, she had to be followed everywhere by security guards.


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