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    #1

    not/no

    "It's not my problem".

    The world "No" can modifies nouns. In this sentence, the word "problem" is a noun, so:

    "It's no my problem" is also ok, right? Pls.

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    Re: not/no

    Hello dear English learner,

    NOT here is used to make the wholw sentence negative and has nothing to do with noun or anything else. it is located after IS, the verb of the sentence, to make the sentence negative.

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    Re: not/no

    Dear matilda,

    TU! you mean "no" is wrong, right? But, the sentence "It is no big deal" is right, why "it is no my problem" is wrong?

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    Quote Originally Posted by puzzle View Post
    Dear matilda,

    TU! you mean "no" is wrong, right? But, the sentence "It is no big deal" is right, why "it is no my problem" is wrong?
    Because no big deal is an idiom.

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    Re: not/no

    It is not a problem. <adverb: not>
    It isn't a problem. <adverb: not>
    It is no problem. <adjective: no>


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    Re: not/no

    However, in Scotland you will hear "It's no my problem" often - it is a common Scottish usage. It is not one you will be able to use elswhere.

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    #7

    Re: not/no

    Thank all of you!

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