The use of synonyms makes our speech richer. Therefore, when learning foreign languages, you need to know the synonyms of different words.
Quite often in our everyday communication we use the word "no", which in the English language has many options.
In our article, we will tell you how to say no in different ways.
For a negative answer, you can use expressions of polite refusal so as not to offend the interlocutor.
I’m afraid not. — I'm afraid not.
Probably not. — Probably not.
For informal communication, the following expressions are suitable:
God for bid. — God forbid.
By no means. — In no case.
No way — No. This expression is also used in informal communication. This answer can be used in communication with friends and people close to you.
Not really. — Not really. So you can answer when you are not completely sure of anything.
Nothing of the kind. — Nothing like this.
Not to my knowledge. — As far as I know, no. This method of denial can be used in formal communication.
Are you’re kidding? — Are you kidding me? Can not be.
Uh-uh. — Nope. Suitable for informal communication.
So now you know how to give a negative answer in many ways. Use these expressions in your speech. This will help enrich your speech and bring you closer to native speakers.
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