not

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UK:*UK and possibly other pronunciationsUK and possibly other pronunciations/ˈnɒt/US:USA pronunciation: IPA and respellingUSA pronuncation: IPA/nɑt/ ,USA pronunciation: respelling'not', 'NOT': (not)


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not

Most examples are given in US English. We have labeled exceptions as UK.
adv
  1. am not [sure, positive, certain]
  2. is not like the [others, rest]
  3. was not me who [said, did, forgot] (it)
  4. did not [say] it
  5. was not my [idea, plan]
  6. you must not [do that, leave, talk]
  7. not for [now, me]
  8. now is not the time (for)
  9. will not [be, finish, go]
  10. do not [know, want, feel]
  11. do not agree with you
  12. did not work for me
  13. did not know that
  14. is not the only one who
  15. is not just any [burger, car, pen]
  16. is (just) not the same [anymore, now]
  17. not even one?
  18. not [you, that one], [him, this one]
  19. not that I know (of)
  20. not as far as I [know, can see, am aware]
  21. (no,) not [really, yet]
  22. is not yet [finished, rated, available]
  23. [it, he] was not [wanted, appreciated]
  24. not at all [well, happy, satisfied]
  25. is not nearly enough
  26. it's not (at all) bad
  27. it's (just) not [fair, right, on]!
  28. is (just) not worth it
  29. [it's, that's] not OK
  30. that's (so) not true!
  31. that's not what I heard
  32. not [according to, from] what I heard
  33. it's not that I (don't) [want, think, like]
  34. you're not wrong
  35. is not much to look at, but
  36. not much of a [dancer, poet]
  37. I'm not about to [tell you, quit, cry]
  38. Oh no! Not that (song) again!
  39. not (even) in your dreams!
  40. not on my watch
  41. not a chance!
  42. not likely!
  43. not if I [can help, have anything to do with] it!
  44. not on your life!
  45. [there is, he has] not a hope of [winning, succeeding]
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