In this sentence "All of the reports except one were completed." I know that the subject is all but what is the word except in this sentence? Is it a predicate noun adjective I am having a hard time deciding.

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  1. In this sentence "except" is a preposition. Its object is "one." The phrase, "except one" is used an adjective, modifying "reports."

    The next time you're stuck on a part of speech check a dictionary.


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