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No vs Not

No (না):

No হচ্ছে একটি adjective যা noun কে qualify করে। No কখনো কখনো adverb হিসেবে বসতে পারে, তবে অবশ্যই comparative degree এর আগে।


  • No student is to leave the room. (Not নয়)
  • Reply no later than 20 August.
  • She’s feeling no better this morning.
  • She shook her head no.
  • This cake is no better than the last one we made.


Not (না):

Not হচ্ছে একটি adverb যা অধিকাংশ সময়েই determiner বা adjective- কে qualify করে। Not is defined as a word used with a verb to make a negative.



  • Not a student is to leave the room. (No নয়)
  • He was standing not six feet away from me.
  • The bullet passed not five inches from my head!
  • I will not go.
  • You may not have any.
  • It simply didn't feel right - not then or now.
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