not to be spoken of

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  • not — W1S1 [nɔt US na:t] adv [Date: 1300 1400; Origin: nought] 1.) used to make a word, statement, or question negative ▪ Most of the stores do not open until 10am. ▪ She s not a very nice person. ▪ You were wrong not to inform the police. ▪ Can we go… …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • not half — (slang) 1. Not moderately 2. Not even half 3. Not at all 4. Very much, exceedingly • • • Main Entry: ↑half * * * not half british spoken phrase used for emphas …   Useful english dictionary

  • not half bad — (informal) Pretty good, excellent • • • Main Entry: ↑bad * * * not half bad spoken phrase used for saying that someone or something is good, especially when they are better than you expected them to be It’s one of the cheapest printers around,… …   Useful english dictionary

  • not so fast — spoken phrase used when you are telling someone to wait and not be too quick to do something or believe something Not so fast. Calm down and stay where you are. Thesaurus: ways of telling or asking someone to waitsynonym Main entry: fast * * *… …   Useful english dictionary

  • not much — ● wise * * * not/nothing/much spoken phrase used for saying that something is not very important, good, or serious ‘What are you doing tomorrow?’ ‘Nothing much.’ There’s not much to get excited about …   Useful english dictionary

  • not good enough — spoken phrase used for saying that you are not satisfied with what someone has done or is offering you ‘I’m sorry I’m late.’ ‘It’s just not good enough. It’s the second day in a row.’ Thesaurus: not very goodsynonym Main entry: good …   Useful english dictionary

  • not go there — spoken phrase used for saying that you do not want to hear about, discuss, or consider a particular subject The situation in my office! I’m not even going to go there! don’t go there: I’m telling you – don’t go there, I don’t want to talk about… …   Useful english dictionary

  • not...for anything — spoken phrase used for emphasizing that you definitely will not do something I wouldn’t get married again for anything. Thesaurus: way of saying that you will not do somethingsynonym Main entry: anything …   Useful english dictionary

  • not — adverb 1 used to make a word or expression negative: “Can we go to the park?” “No, not today, dear.” | Lorna was not a tidy child and left toys everywhere. | The store is open all week but not on Sundays. | Sally will not eat meat. | You were… …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • not*/*/*/ — [nɒt] adv 1) used for giving a negative or opposite meaning to a sentence, expression, or word He would not listen to anything she said.[/ex] Barbara s not coming to the party.[/ex] I don t feel sorry for her.[/ex] Not surprisingly, Greg forgot… …   Dictionary for writing and speaking English

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