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“Are you still working at the clinic?” “No, I work at the hospital now.”
“Haven’t we met before?” “No, I don’t think so.”
“Do you want another cup of coffee?” “No, thanks. I’ve had enough.”
I’m sorry, but I’ll have to say no this time.
For the last time, the answer is no!
“You’re always blaming me whenever something goes wrong.” “No, I’m not.”
“Sheryl is Tyler’s sister.” “No, she’s not – they’re cousins.”
“Don’t forget to make the reservation.” “No, I won’t.”
“We’re not as young as we used to be.” “No, we’re certainly not.”
“He drank five bottles of beer in an hour.” “No! Really?”
She had completely ignored the “No Entry” sign.
There’s no saying what they might be capable of achieving.
There’s no telling how much she overheard.
You’re coming to the wedding. I won’t take no for an answer.
a polite way of saying no
used when saying no without being definite
used when you think that you know something but are not completely sure
used for emphasizing that your answer to a question or request is definitely no
used to say no when you think an idea is stupid or insulting
used when politely saying no to something that someone has offered you
an informal and very definite way of saying no
an informal way of saying no that shows that you think somebody’s suggestion or request is crazy
This is the American English definition of no. View British English definition of no.
a derogatory word used for referring to people in the banking and investment industry who are thought of as taking serious risks in order to increase their own earnings …add a word
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