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    what is the meaning of "That not "?

    In fact, about thirty million people in the US have experienced
    major depression at some time in their lives. The problem is that
    not
    everyone who gets depressed receives treatment. Recent reports
    state that about half of Americans with depression are getting
    treatment.
    According to the definition of 'not that' in :
    Is "that not" equals to "not that" ?
    not that :
    used to say that something that may seem true is not trueShe ignored my suggestion—not that I care. [=I do not care that she ignored my suggestion] Not that it matters much [=it does not matter much], but is the artist a man or a woman?

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    #2

    Re: what is the meaning of "That not "?

    Quote Originally Posted by nininaz View Post
    In fact, about thirty million people in the US have experienced
    major depression at some time in their lives. The problem is that
    not
    everyone who gets depressed receives treatment. Recent reports
    state that about half of Americans with depression are getting
    treatment.
    According to the definition of 'not that' in :
    Is "that not" equals to "not that" ?
    not that :
    used to say that something that may seem true is not trueShe ignored my suggestion—not that I care. [=I do not care that she ignored my suggestion] Not that it matters much [=it does not matter much], but is the artist a man or a woman?

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    No, they are not equivalent. You could omit "that" from "that not" in your example without changing the meaning.

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    #3

    Re: what is the meaning of "That not "?

    Not everyone who gets depressed receives treatment. That is the problem.

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    Re: what is the meaning of "That not "?

    Why we could not use "No" instead of 'Not " => 'No everyone who gets depressed receives treatment. That is the problem'
    Why we have to use 'NOT'?

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    Re: what is the meaning of "That not "?

    Everyone gets depressed.
    Not everyone gets depressed.

    We don't say "No everyone".

    Everyone ...
    No-one ...
    Not everyone (some people do, some people don't).
    Remember - if you don't use correct capitalisation, punctuation and spacing, anything you write will be incorrect.

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    #6

    Re: what is the meaning of "That not "?

    Quote Originally Posted by nininaz View Post
    Why we could not use "No" instead of 'Not " => 'No everyone who gets depressed receives treatment. That is the problem'
    Why we have to use 'NOT'?
    Please note these corrections:
    Why can't we use "No" instead of 'Not " => 'No everyone who gets depressed receives treatment. That is the problem'
    We can we not use "No" instead of 'Not " => 'No everyone who gets depressed receives treatment. That is the problem'

    Why do we have to use 'NOT'?
    I'm not a teacher, but I write for a living. Please don't ask me about 2nd conditionals, but I'm a safe bet for what reads well in (American) English.

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