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no
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no(
no
)
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
Would you like some more soup? - No, I'm full.¿Quieres más sopa? - No, ya estoy satisfecho.
2. (in comparisons)
a. no
His new apartment is no larger than the last one.Su nuevo apartamento no es más grande que el último.
I have been dieting for a month, but I am no thinner than I was.Llevo un mes de dieta, pero no he enflaquecido nada.
An interjection is a short utterance that expresses emotion, hesitation, or protest (e.g. Wow!).
3. (negation)
a. no
Kids, it's time to pick up your toys. - No!Niños, ya es hora de recoger sus juguetes. - ¡No!
An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
4. (not any)
a. no (used as an adverb in Spanish)
There's no milk left.No queda leche.
b. sin (used as a preposition in Spanish)
She did it all on her own, with no help at all.Lo hizo todo sola, sin ayuda de nadie.
c. ningún
There's no reason to be afraid.No hay ninguna razón por la que tener miedo.
5. (prohibition)
a.
This refers to an idiomatic word or phrase for which there is no word-for-word translation.
no direct translation
It says "no parking." You can't leave your car here.Dice "prohibido el estacionamiento"; no puedes dejar aquí el coche.
There's a sign on my son's door that says "no girls allowed."Hay un anuncio en la puerta de mi hijo que dice "no se admiten chicas".
6. (no way of)
a.
This refers to an idiomatic word or phrase for which there is no word-for-word translation.
no direct translation
If my parents see the house like this, there's no telling what they'll do.Si mis padres ven la casa en tal estado, quién sabe lo que harán.
There's no avoiding the issue any more.Ya no se puede eludir el asunto.
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
7. (negative answer)
a. el no
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
When I was a child, "no" was my favorite word.De niña, "no" era mi palabra favorita.
b. el voto en contra
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(politics)
The bill received 64 noes, and did not pass.La propuesta de ley recibió 64 votos en contra y fue rechazada.
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no
An adverb is a word that describes a verb, an adjective, or other adverbs (e.g. to run quickly, very tired).
1. (interjection)
a. no
to say nodecir que no
she won't take no for an answerno para hasta salirse con la suya
2. (not)
a. no
he's no cleverer than herno es más listo que ella
no more/less than £100no más/menos de 100 libras
An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
3. (general)
a.
there is no breadno hay pan
he's no friend of mineno es amigo mío
I am in no way surprisedno me sorprende en absoluto
there's no denying itno se puede negar
there's no pleasing himno hay forma de agradarle
4. (colloquial)
a.
no way!¡ni hablar! ¡de eso nada!,, ¡para nada!
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
5. (politics)
a.
ayes and noesvotos a favor y en contra
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no [nəʊ]
adverb
1 (answer) no
2 (emphatic) no
3 (in comparisons)
I am no taller than you yo no soy más alto que tú
adjective
1 (not any) ningún
they've got no friends in London no tienen ningún conocido en Londres; there are no trains after midnight no hay trenes después de medianoche; I have no money/furniture etc no tengo dinero/muebles etc
no admittanceno entry se prohíbe la entrada
"no parking" "no aparcar"; "no estacionarse"; especially (LAm)
no smoking prohibido fumar
it's no good es inútil
details of little or no interest detalles (m) sin interés
there is no coffee left no queda café
we'll be there in no time llegamos en un dos por tres; no tardamos nada
it's no trouble no es molestia
no two of them are alike no hay dos iguales
it's no use es inútil
2 (quite other than)
he's no film star! that's the man who lives at number 54 ¡ese no es una or no es ninguna estrella de cine! es el señor que vive en el número 54
he's no fool no es tonto, ni mucho menos; no es ningún tonto
he's no friend of mine no es precisamente amigo mío
3 (no way of)
there's no denying it es imposible negarlo
there's no getting out of it no hay posibilidad de evitarlo
there's no pleasing him es imposible contentarle
noun
noes (plural)
1 (refusal) no (m)
I won't take no for an answer no acepto un no por respuesta
2 (Pol) voto (m) en contra
the noes have it se ha rechazado la moción
modifier
no throw (n) (Dep) lanzamiento (m) nulo
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nos
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nos(
nohs
)
A pronoun is a word that stands in for a noun (e.g. she).
1. (first person plural)
a. us (direct object)
Nos llevaron al estadio.They took us to the stadium.
b. us (indirect object)
Los estudiantes por fin nos devolvieron los libros.The students finally returned the books to us.
c. ourselves (reflexive)
Nos divertimos mucho en la excursión.We really enjoyed ourselves on the trip.
d. each other (reciprocal)
Cuando nos vemos, nos saludamos.When we see each other, we greet each other.
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nos
A pronoun is a word that stands in for a noun (e.g. she).
1. (general)
a. us
le gustaría vernosshe'd like to see us
nos atracaron en plena callewe were attacked in the middle of the street
b. (to) us
nos lo diohe gave it to us
nos tiene miedohe's afraid of us
c. ourselves
nos vestimoswe get dressed
nos pusimos los abrigos y salimoswe put our coats on and left
se nos olvidówe forgot
d. each other
nos enamoramoswe fell in love (with each other)
nos concedimos una segunda oportunidadwe gave ourselves a second chance
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nos
pronombre:personal:plural
1 (directo) us
nos quiere mucho she loves us dearly; nos vinieron a ver they came to see us
2 (indirecto) us
nos dio un consejo he gave us some advice; nos lo compró (de nosotros) he bought it from us; (para nosotros) he bought it for us; nos tienen que arreglar el ordenador they have to fix the computer for us; nos dolían los pies our feet were hurting
nos lo dará
3 (reflexivo) ourselves
tenemos que defendernos we must defend ourselves; nos lavamos we washed; nos levantamos a las siete we get up at seven; nos pusimos los abrigos we put our coats on
4 (mutuo) each other
nos dimos un beso we gave each other a kiss; no nos hablamos we don't speak to each other; nos hemos enamorado we fell in love
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