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The meeting was all but over.
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Sentence #22569

The meeting was all but over.

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Mar 18th 2012, 02:42
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I'm not so sure about this English sentence, but the Japanese says:
"The meeting was about to end."
Mar 18th 2012, 02:59
Here's what Blay Paul said about it, "Or 'mostly', 'just about' etc. "all but over" is a valid (if old-fashioned) translation."

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