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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-living:

phrase

No one

Usage examples:

By the time i arrived there wasn't a soul there., "did you see anyone there?" "not a soul.", i'd ne…

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

idiom

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

Meanings of Not-many:

phrase

Few, no, or not many people interested in what has been offered

Usage examples:

I put an ad on the website to sell my bike but i haven't had any takers., houses in the higher pric…

Meanings of Not-much:

idiom

Very little, or nothing that is important or interesting

Usage examples:

I had nothing much to do that day., "what did she have to say?" "not much, really."

Meanings of Not-much-to-look-at:

idiom

To not be attractive

Usage examples:

The house isn't much to look at but it's spacious.

Meanings of Not-often:

idiom

Usually

Usage examples:

In winter it rains a lot, and more often than not, you're carrying an umbrella.

Meanings of Not-on:

idiom

Something that is not on is unacceptable and should not happen

Usage examples:

You can't be expected to work for nothing - it's not on.

Meanings of Not-on-your-life:

idiom

Said as a way of strongly refusing someone's suggestion or request

Usage examples:

"so you're going to bring kev, are you?" "not on your life!"

Not-one

keər

Meanings of Not-one:

phrasal verb

To not like something or someone

Usage examples:

I have to say i don't much care for modern music., your father thought she was nice but camille and…

Meanings of Not-oneself:

verb

To decide not to hurt or destroy something or someone

Usage examples:

By reducing workers’ hours, the company spared some people's jobs., a quiet chat about this would s…

Meanings of Not-present:

adjective

Used to show that a credit card has been charged but not seen by the person or business to be paid

Usage examples:

Internet transactions are card not present and are especially risky to the e-tailers, who bear the …

Meanings of Not-quite-right:

idiom

To not have one or more of the mental abilities that most people have

Not-ready

ˈpraɪm ˌtaɪm

Meanings of Not-ready:

noun

The period between 8 and 11 at night when the largest number of people are watching television

Usage examples:

Prime time programs

Meanings of Not-right:

idiom

To be not thinking clearly or to be mentally ill

Usage examples:

My poor old granny isn't in her right mind half the time.

Meanings of Not-so-much:

idiom

Used to refer back to something that has been mentioned, saying that it is less true for someone or something else

Usage examples:

If you like it, fine, but for me, not so much., i'm ready to start eating more healthily. my husban…

Meanings of Not-so-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-straight:

idiom

To be unable to use your mind in an effective way

Usage examples:

I was so tired, i couldn't think straight.

Meanings of Not-take-no-for-an-answer:

idiom

To not allow someone to refuse what you have offered

Usage examples:

I told steve i'm not interested, but he keeps asking me out - he won't take no for an answer.

Meanings of Not-the-same:

idiom

Not as good

Usage examples:

You can make shortbread with margarine instead of butter, but it isn't the same.

Meanings of Not-there:

idiom

To not start to think about or discuss a subject

Usage examples:

"then there's the guilt i feel about leaving her for seven hours every day." "don't even go there!"

Not-to

hɪər

Meanings of Not-to:

phrasal verb

If you say you will not hear of something, you mean you will not allow it, usually when you want to do something good for someone

Usage examples:

I wanted to pay but she wouldn't hear of it.

Meanings of Not-to-be-sneezed-at:

idiom

If you say that something, especially an amount of money, is not to be sneezed at, you mean that it is a large enough amount to be worth having

Usage examples:

Well, a five percent pay increase means an extra $700 a year, which is not to be sneezed at!

Meanings of Not-together:

idiom

To be very poor

Meanings of Not-too-bad:

idiom

Satisfactory; ok

Usage examples:

"how are you?" "not too bad, thanks - ready for my vacation to start!"

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