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Anything but hungry

Posted by ESC on May 20, 2005

In Reply to: Anything but hungry posted by Toni on May 20, 2005

: Hi, i'm not a native speaker (being Kenyan) and i've always wondered, were I to say "i'm anything but hungry" does it mean I'm hungry (as i've heard the phrase used), or the converse (as would be logical)?

From the United States here. I think it means that you are not hungry. The converse.