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"Like it" is a phrase which is often translated as "gusta", and "not" is an adverb which is often translated as "no". Learn more about the difference between "like it" and "not" below.
like it
A phrase is a group of words commonly used together (e.g once upon a time).
1. (to enjoy)
a. gusta (often preceded by the indirect object pronoun)
Do you like my new haircut? - No, I don't like it. I love it!¿Te gusta mi nuevo corte de pelo? - No, no me gusta. ¡Me encanta!
This is the first time I've eaten meatloaf. - Do you like it?Esta es la primera vez que como rollo de carne al horno. - ¿Te gusta?
An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
2. (used in comparisons)
a. parecido
Have you ever been to Chuy's? - No, but I've been to a restaurant like it.¿Alguna vez has ido a Chuy's? - No, pero he ido a un restaurante parecido.
b. igual
Have you ever been in love with somebody? There's nothing like it.¿Alguna vez has estado enamorado de alguien? No hay nada igual.
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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. (with auxiliary verbs)
a. no
I am not the kind of person you think I am.No soy la clase de persona que tú crees que soy.
She does not have any money.No tiene dinero.
2. (with modal verbs)
a. no
He would not like it if he found you at his computer.No le haría ninguna gracia encontrarte utilizando su computadora.
You must not tell lies.No debes decir mentiras.
3. (preceding an infinitive clause)
a. no
We swore not to tell anybody about that night.Juramos que no le diríamos nada a nadie sobre esa noche.
4. (as a conjunction with "that")
a. no
I had to do it myself; not that it matters, but what do we pay him for?Lo tuve que hacer yo misma; no es que me importe, pero ¿para qué le pagamos?
5. (replacing a negative answer)
a. no
Are you angry with me? - Of course not!¿Estás enfadada conmigo? - ¡Claro que no!
Is it going to rain? - I hope not!¿Va a llover? - ¡Espero que no!
6. (negating a specific word)
a. no
Not everybody would agree with you.No todo el mundo estaría de acuerdo contigo.
b. ni
Not one word of comfort coming from him!¡Ni una palabra de consuelo salió de su boca!
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