From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
used to say that you feel you have to do something
One cannot but admire her determination.
Examples from the Corpus
If we are
somebody cannot but do something
See all results
Pictures of the day
Do you know what each of these is called?
Click on the pictures to check.
Advertising & marketing
See all topics
Word of the day
a set of clothes worn by an actor or by someone to make them look like something such as an animal, famous person etc
Copyright and legal
How to use