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He would not listen to anything she said.
Barbara’s not coming to the party.
I don’t feel sorry for her.
Do not forget your promise.
They told me not to worry.
Not all children have the opportunity for pre-school education.
The teacher could not even remember my name.
The oven’s not even warm yet.
Are you coming with me or not?
I’ll probably see you on Sunday; if not, it’ll be Monday.
‘Is it going to be very expensive?’ ‘I hope not.’
It’s not much fun living with a drug addict.
I was astonished and not a little shocked by what she said.
Not surprisingly, Greg forgot to bring the key.
Did you not get my letter?
Isn’t it a beautiful day?
That was easy, wasn’t it?
Shouldn’t you have brought the washing in out of the rain?
Did I not tell you to be ready by ten o’clock?
We got there not five minutes before Fran arrived.
He was not three miles from home when his car broke down.
Oh no! Not another of Ronald’s stupid ideas.
Not one member voted in favour.
Not a single book was left on the shelf.
Our apartment is not only centrally located, it’s near a park too.
We need to talk about these problems, not simply assume they will resolve themselves.
There are problems not only with the students, but also with the teachers themselves.
Not only can he make people laugh, he can make them cry as well.
We forgot to leave our number – not that it matters; they can always ask Julie.
This is the British English definition of not. View American English definition of not.