Bedeutung von “no” — Learner’s Dictionary


exclamation us uk /nəʊ/

A1 something that you say in order to disagree, give a negative answer, or say that something is not true:

"Have you seen Louise?" "No, I haven't."
"Have you ever been to Ireland?" "No."
"Can I have some more cake?" "No, you'll be sick."
"He's really ugly." "No he isn't!"

Mehr Beispiele

  • "Did you like it then?" "Not really, no."
  • She said very little beyond the occasional 'yes' and 'no'.
  • "Are you sure you don't mind taking me?" "No, it's no bother, really!"
  • Everybody who was asked, myself excepted, said no.
  • It's likely that he'll say no.

A2 something that you say to agree with something that is negative:

"He's not very bright, is he?" "No, I'm afraid not."
Oh no!

A2 something that you say when you are shocked and upset:

Oh no! It's gone all over the carpet!

(Definition von “no exclamation” aus dem Cambridge Learner's Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)