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"I always confuse the grammatical use for words 'no, not & not to'. Could you please explain how to use them? Could you also give me some simple examples? Thanks. "

Libbin Peng

What is the difference between no 不,not 不是、没有 and not to 不要?

In this Question and Answer of the Week, Feifei and Rob try to explain the subtle differences between these small words.


'No' tends to be used to describe the quantity of a noun and 'not', when used with a verb, makes a sentence negative.

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