Tag: negation

2 What is the meaning of the following text? 2015-05-14T07:02:10.130

2 past modal should + the adverb never 2015-06-05T08:43:25.760

2 Do "living with no rules" and "living without rules" have the same meaning? 2015-06-07T03:04:42.613

2 Be not to vs do/does not 2015-06-08T14:17:08.740

2 Do I need "however" in the following case? 2015-09-11T12:47:21.130

2 Is it okay to use the word 'Important' negatively? 2015-09-15T08:38:39.210

2 Why would changing 'are' render the sentence grammatical? 2015-09-24T16:06:24.600

2 Is "Ask Not What Your Country Can Do For You" grammatically correct? 2015-09-26T05:34:42.627

2 "Was he not doing his homework" vs " Wasn't he doing his homework" 2015-10-08T17:48:57.100

2 Why {you did not / did not you} drink that juice? 2015-10-16T15:30:52.367

2 Negation in "John is NOT able to express his needs appropriately NOR to initiate communication", is it right? 2015-10-20T05:33:03.967

2 Conventions for without + and/or? 2015-10-20T12:11:53.530

2 Conjunction lest, speaking of reasons ? where it is more preferable to use "lest"? 2015-10-23T20:27:28.900

2 Using two past tense words in a sentence 2015-10-27T02:56:21.130

2 "it does nothing" vs "it doesn't do anything" 2015-11-13T00:51:53.383

2 What does this saying mean? "To know yet to think that one does not know is best; Not to know yet to think that one knows will lead to difficulty." 2015-12-02T02:17:49.120

2 Which negative form is acceptable? 2016-01-25T13:08:11.270

2 Is this a run-on? If so, how to fix it while maintaining flow? 2016-01-30T02:58:00.793

2 Conjunctions in negation: "no/neither" and "and/or/nor" 2016-02-16T11:28:02.350

2 What is the difference between "I can't stand smoking" and "I can't stand to smoke"? 2016-02-18T23:21:27.060

2 Using 'she don't care' in The Beatles' song 'Ticket to Ride' 2016-03-23T10:05:31.477

2 Using a positive phrase to explain a negative one vs. the opposite 2016-08-29T15:09:01.647

2 Is the phrase "to not" correct in English? 2016-09-10T17:22:07.060

2 How to understand this sentence if it contains "nor" without "either"? 2016-09-26T03:53:29.227

2 The correct form of the negative of 'to have' 2016-09-26T15:18:38.223

2 What does "We don't need no education" mean? 2016-11-15T12:42:00.147

2 Is "I have no much time." correct? 2016-11-25T19:02:37.990

2 What is the negative form of the verb after can? 2016-12-24T15:23:23.500

2 Whether 'not to-infinitive' can be used after 'too + adj' 2017-01-16T00:48:05.000

2 Using the phrase "By no stretch of the imagination" 2017-01-24T16:19:12.000

2 “And” in negative sentences with “haven’t got”/ “hasn’t got” 2017-01-29T15:01:05.067

2 "nor" after a usual negative sentence 2017-02-01T00:48:01.587

2 Dilemma of "forbade me to use" and "forbade me using" 2017-02-03T12:09:16.457

2 Derivative of “nestable” 2017-03-01T20:28:10.393

2 it is not impossible to steal anything 2017-03-05T06:40:33.620

2 At checkout: I don't need [?] bag 2017-03-17T01:46:23.243

2 Double Negatives with adjectives 2017-03-24T09:54:24.367

2 Should I use "or" or "nor" or "neither" in the following sentence? 2017-03-24T15:41:59.587

2 Unstick folks: what's the meaning? 2017-04-07T06:29:15.323

2 opposite of don't do - do do? 2017-04-14T18:52:26.763

2 two of your men 2017-04-17T03:26:53.400

2 negation difference: I like not much / I don't like much / I dislike 2017-04-18T16:46:41.710

2 Interrogative Negative sentences 2017-04-20T12:09:59.163

2 Don't your father have a mother? 2017-06-05T17:39:37.897

2 A verb -- without negative verbs/adverbs -- that means "do/does not"? 2017-08-05T14:21:38.443

2 Is the sentence "No, animals are allowed." grammatically correct? 2017-11-13T09:35:33.903

2 Usage of "doesn't" in future sentence? 2017-11-19T06:48:21.920

2 "If you are not going to drink the coffee then why did you bring it?" 2018-01-03T12:59:47.553

2 Why is it that 'too' cannot be used in agreement to negative sentences? 2018-01-26T21:23:44.363

2 "shouldn't have been" or "should haven't been" 2018-02-14T13:14:07.977

2 How would you say the Negation of "be supposed to" 2018-06-06T04:35:07.857

2 Is "There will be no" valid in meaning of "There will not be"? 2018-06-14T04:50:48.460

2 "The teacher didn't bore me to death": Did the teacher bore me slightly, or did he not bore me at all? 2018-10-31T20:46:26.237

2 Can motivate be used as a negative word? 2018-12-01T19:46:57.197

2 "Not to" or "to not" 2018-12-13T19:42:54.400

2 "nothing ‘family values’” or “no ‘family values’"? 2018-12-28T10:05:28.780

2 What is the meaning of the answer "I suppose so." to the question "You won't be here tomorrow?"? 2018-12-30T12:07:27.867

2 A boy didn't read every book 2019-01-01T08:47:24.213

2 can "what have you done" be asked in a neutral way? 2019-03-11T17:59:57.813

2 No. VS Not? He had a pen not a pencil 2019-06-30T01:19:29.267

2 Why did not I do this sooner? 2019-07-10T14:21:38.140

2 Not educated VS Uneducated 2019-07-10T14:35:59.457

2 What is this actually saying? Written sentence: “This is not a story about wine, well not totally.” 2020-01-08T20:30:32.217

2 Does "not" modify main verb or adverb? 2020-02-01T11:43:39.763

2 What is the difference between “yep” and “yeah”? 2020-06-09T05:29:14.940

2 Of course I will to a negative sentence 2020-07-08T21:08:19.100

1 Rephrasing “There was not enough commitment on my part or John's.” 2013-04-20T15:08:57.503

1 What does "or" mean in this sentence? 2013-09-08T22:16:44.047

1 "Ain't no ",Is this not a double negation 2013-10-15T13:16:24.123

1 Using "hasn't he" in question tags 2013-11-22T17:57:45.117

1 How do I understand this 'have to' example combined with negation? 2013-11-24T06:00:39.557

1 "would not have been happened" vs "would have not been happened" 2014-01-13T17:18:36.737

1 couldn't or hasn't been able to 2014-03-02T12:14:55.253

1 How to form some tag questions? 2014-03-05T19:08:38.510

1 Past perfect e.g. “had hoped”? 2014-03-17T16:52:28.573

1 Usage of "I don't have" and "I have no" 2014-04-02T10:45:52.793

1 My final question about until / by 2014-04-20T11:55:05.153

1 Why should I use will not, instead of do not? 2014-05-23T00:33:09.403

1 Difference between "NEVER" and "EVER" and their proper usage 2014-06-25T09:37:46.367

1 Is “a little party never killed nobody” correct? 2014-06-30T06:38:03.043

1 Can I add 'not' into 'why don't you'? 2014-09-10T00:02:46.953

1 interpretations of "She did not buy the cell phone because her sister had one" 2014-09-15T01:53:46.167

1 either with be and ing 2014-09-18T14:21:57.603

1 Put On Itching Cream 2014-10-19T21:42:09.203

1 not ... so are/is 2014-11-06T22:04:17.547

1 "I won't do it like you do", what does this mean? 2014-11-23T07:13:13.620

1 The story may not be interesting; the story may be not interesting 2014-12-05T10:42:03.600

1 How to simplify double negative: 'never met a good idea he wouldn't reject or a bad idea he wouldn't embrace'? 2015-01-20T02:42:01.247

1 Using nor only with verb of being 2015-02-09T15:11:27.837

1 Ellipsis after negative comparative with 'than'? 2015-02-15T19:48:58.967

1 Exam says "as to be impractical of study" is correct 2015-02-19T15:17:17.253

1 How to dissect/parse 'enumeration ... does not presuppose something not enumerated'? 2015-02-21T23:02:47.960

1 Why mustn't the negatives be cancelled in: 'enumeration … does not presuppose something not enumerated'? 2015-02-22T22:52:16.980

1 'no {noun}' vs 'not a {noun}' 2015-03-07T03:49:38.413

1 Wanted to not make / Wanted not to make / Didn't want to make 2015-03-11T12:45:40.863

1 "do not have to" vs. "must not" 2015-03-15T09:35:37.193

1 Is it necessary to use here double negative? 2015-04-06T16:16:48.947

1 Question about use of me too and me either 2015-05-31T18:24:26.303

1 "All doors will not open" and "the front two doors will not open" 2015-06-08T14:08:27.003