Student or Learner
As I learned and know, "no more than" means "only", while "not more than" "not exceeding" or "same or less than". But when native speakers hear "no more than" like in the example, do they also perceive it as "not more than"?
M: Well, thatís a bit too much. Is there a cheaper one?
W: Approximately, how much are you thinking of spending?
M: No more than $200.