LINGUIST List 29.3889
Tue Oct 09 2018
Qs: How to use ''no'' and ''not''
Editor for this issue: Everett Green <everettlinguistlist.org>
yoshiki Ito <yoshi.bamboo.110
How to use ''no'' and ''not'' E-mail this message to a friend
I am writing to ask about how to use ''no''
How do you distinguish following sentences?
(1) a. I don’t have any money.
b. I have no money.
(2) a. I don’t have any sister.
b. I have no sister.
(3) a. Nobody spoke a word.
b. Everybody did not speak a word.
(4) a. He is no taller than me.
b. He is not taller than me.
Thank you for your help in advance.
Linguistic Field(s): Translation
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