Presentation on theme: "No [adverb] negative rresponse: Can you play chess? ~No, I can’t. ·Tea? No, thanks. [determiner] not any, not a….: No pets are allowed. · Is there no hope,"— Presentation transcript:
no [adverb] negative rresponse: Can you play chess? ~No, I can’t. ·Tea? No, thanks. [determiner] not any, not a….: No pets are allowed. · Is there no hope, doctor? · No news is good news. Grammar patterns 1. utterance, ~no. You told Sally. No, I didn’t. That’s simply not true. You don’t smoke, do you? ~ No, I don’t The concert has been cancelled. ~ Oh no! 2. no + NP + verb phrase. No dogs are allowed on the premises 3. verb phrase + no + NP. They made no effort to help 4. no + comparative. I’m afraid my knee is no better, doctor.
no Collocations Some of the most common “no + noun phrase” combinations are: no doubt, no need, no reason, no matter, no way, no means, no idea, no time, no evidence. -We had no doubt she was in England. -I saw no reason to change it. etc.
no Set phrases No good…/ no use…/ no point… It’s no good complaining: they won’t give you your money back. No end = a lot Since taking lessons, her singing has improved no end. Yes and no Was it difficult, telling your mum and dad? ~well, yes and no In no time = very quicky Once in England, Pepe learnt English in no time No wonder… No wonder you feel sick after all tha whiskey you drank.