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"De ninguna manera" is a phrase which is often translated as "there's no way", and "no" is an adverb which is often translated as "no". Learn more about the difference between "de ninguna manera" and "no" below.
de ninguna manera(
A phrase is a group of words commonly used together (e.g once upon a time).
1. (general)
a. there's no way
De ninguna manera dejaremos que te vayas sola a casa. Nosotros te acompañamos.There's no way we'll let you go home alone. We'll come with you.
b. no way
Isabel, ¿me dejas tu carro? - De ninguna manera, ya sabes que lo necesito yo.Isabel, can I borrow your car? - No way. You know I need it myself.
c. certainly not
¿Le ordenas tú el cuarto? - ¡De ninguna manera! Es su cuarto y lo hace él.Will you tidy up his room? - Certainly not! It's his room and he'll do it.
d. under no circumstances
De ninguna manera renunciaré a mi derecho al trono.Under no circumstances will I renounce my right to the throne.
e. on no account
No dejes de ninguna manera que lo haga él porque es un torpe.On no account let him do it because he's really clumsy.
f. in any way
No queremos molestarte de ninguna manera. - No se preocupen, no es molestia en absoluto.We don't want to bother you in any way. - Don't worry. It's no trouble at all.
g. by no means
No es de ninguna manera un problema grave, pero cuanto antes lo solucionemos mejor.It's by no means a serious problem, but the sooner we solve it the better.
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An adverb is a word that describes a verb, an adjective, or other adverbs (e.g. to run quickly, very tired).
1. (negation)
a. no
¿Te gustó el concierto? - No, ese estilo de música no me gusta.Did you like the concert? - No, I don't like that style of music.
b. not
No está lloviendo.It's not raining.
c. non-
Una organización no gubernamental es una asociación que actúa con independencia del gobierno.A non-governmental organization is an association that operates independently of government.
2. (in tag questions; asking confirmation)
This refers to an idiomatic word or phrase for which there is no word-for-word translation.
no direct translation
Vamos a la fiesta esta noche ¿no?We're going to the party tonight, aren't we?
Firmaste el contrato ¿no?You signed the contract, didn't you?
3. (in tag questions; to make suggestions)
This refers to an idiomatic word or phrase for which there is no word-for-word translation.
no direct translation
Te acompaño ¿no?I'll come with you, shall I?
Deberíamos llamarlos ¿no?We should call them, shouldn't we?
An interjection is a short utterance that expresses emotion, hesitation, or protest (e.g. Wow!).
4. (negation)
a. no
Quiero que limpies tu cuarto ahora mismo. - ¡No!I want you to clean your room right now. - No!
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