NOT AT ALL
26 / 01 / 2006
NOT AT ALL: meaning and examples
Yesterday we learned the difference between the words NO
. Today we are going to look at an expression using one of these words.
Today's expression is
: not at all
: It is a polite reply to thank you
. It means the same as you're welcome
: Thank you for looking after my plants while I was away, Jill. I really appreciate it.
: Not at all
. Since you live so close to me, it was really not a problem.
: To emphasize a negative statement.
I am not at all
surprised that Greg failed his driving test. His hand-foot coordination is very poor!
This job is not at all
what I thought it would be. I was expecting something a little more exciting, or at least challenging, and I have to say that the things I do are quite repetitive.
Tomorrow we will finish the week with an expression related to NO
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