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Meanings of Not-about:

phrase

To be too unpleasant or frightening to think about

Usage examples:

"what if she'd been driving faster?" "it doesn't bear thinking about.", a week without my art class…

Meanings of Not-any:

idiom

Used to say that you would never do something

Usage examples:

I wouldn't invite her again at any price.

Meanings of Not-anything:

idiom

Infml to not do something under any conditions

Usage examples:

It was a fantastic party – i wouldn’t have missed it for anything.

Meanings of Not-as-much-as:

idiom

If you say that something is not so much one thing as something else, you mean it is more the second thing

Usage examples:

They're not so much lovers as friends., i don't feel angry so much as sad.

Meanings of Not-at-all:

idiom

I do not mind

Usage examples:

"do you mind if i sit here?" "not at all."

Meanings of Not-bad:

idiom

Very good

Usage examples:

He was best in his age group - not bad, eh?

Meanings of Not-believe:

idiom

This is surprising but true

Usage examples:

Believe it or not, they got married after knowing each other only a week.

Meanings of Not-born-yesterday:

idiom

To not be stupid or easy to deceive

Usage examples:

You don't fool me - i wasn't born yesterday.

Meanings of Not-bright:

phrase

Not very intelligent

Usage examples:

He was not over-bright, but he was good at sport and popular with the other boys., her first childr…

Meanings of Not-cricket:

idiom

If behaviour is not cricket, it is not fair, honest or moral

Usage examples:

It's just not cricket to lie to a friend.

Meanings of Not-cut-out-for:

idiom

To not be the right type of person for something

Usage examples:

I'm not cut out for an office job.

Meanings of Not-done:

idiom

Not socially acceptable

Usage examples:

Smoking during a meal is not the done thing.

Meanings of Not-enough:

phrase

Much less than you want or need

Usage examples:

There's not nearly enough food for all these people!, there still wasn't nearly enough evidence to …

Meanings of Not-exact:

adjective

In perfect detail; complete and correct

Usage examples:

The exact distance is 3.4 miles., do you have the exact time?, "is it 12 o’clock yet?" "it’s 12:03 …

Meanings of Not-for-a-moment:

idiom

Used to say that you do not think or do something at all

Usage examples:

I don't believe that story for a moment.

Not-for-profit

ˌnɒt.fəˈprɒf.ɪt

Meanings of Not-for-profit:

adjective

Nonprofit adjective

Usage examples:

Bethel new life is a not-for-profit community development founded by bethel lutheran church.

Meanings of Not-for-profit-organization:

noun

→  nonprofit noun

Usage examples:

This section deals with the tax-exempt status of not-for-profit organizations.

Meanings of Not-go:

phrase

If something might/would not go amiss, it would be useful and might help to improve a situation

Usage examples:

A word of apology might not go amiss., a sense of proportion would not go amiss in all of this., a …

Meanings of Not-have-the-heart-to:

idiom

To lack the desire or strength to do something

Usage examples:

I didn’t have the heart to tell him that his injury would prevent him from playing football.

Meanings of Not-heard:

idiom

Said to emphasize that you think children should behave well and be quiet

Meanings of Not-here:

noun

The idea that a product, system, etc. that was developed somewhere else cannot be as good as one that a company, etc. develops itself

Usage examples:

Many organizations suffer from the not-invented-here syndrome; developers like to invent and are no…

Meanings of Not-in:

idiom

Not in any way

Usage examples:

"are you dissatisfied with the results?" "not in the least."

Meanings of Not-like:

idiom

Used to say that you think something is very good, and that nobody could disagree with your opinion

Usage examples:

It's a big house with a swimming pool. what's not to like?

Meanings of Not-likely:

phrase

Certainly not!

Usage examples:

"do you want to come running with me?" "not likely!", "are you coming to the extra science class?" …

Meanings of Not-long-for-this-world:

idiom

If someone is not long for this world, they will die soon.

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