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"Not like" is a transitive verb phrase which is often translated as "no gustar", and "I do not like" is a phrase which is often translated as "no me gusta". Learn more about the difference between "not like" and "I do not like" below.
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A transitive verb phrase is a phrase that combines a verb with a preposition or other particle and requires a direct object (e.g. Take out the trash.).
transitive verb phrase
1. (to not find pleasant)
a. no gustar
They really did not like what I had to say.Realmente no les gustó lo que les dije.
2. (to not get on well with)
a. no caer bien a
Why does Gemma not like her son-in-law?¿Por qué no le cae bien el yerno a Gemma?
A preposition is a word that indicates the relationship between a noun and another word (e.g. He ran through the door.).
3. (unlike)
a. no como
I'll always put my children first; not like their father.Yo siempre pondré a mis hijos primero; no como su padre.
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A phrase is a group of words commonly used together (e.g once upon a time).
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1. (general)
a. no me gusta (with singular subjects)
I do not like that fat rat.No me gusta esa rata gorda.
b. no me gustan (with plural subjects)
I do not like red onions.No me gustan las cebollas rojas.
c. no me agrada (with singular subjects)
I do not like hot weather.No me gusta el calor.
d. no me agradan (with plural subjects)
I do not like songs with acoustic guitar.No me agradan las canciones con guitarra acústica.
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