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"No" expresses refusal or disagreement.

"It's really hot today." "No, it's nice out."
"Are you going to clean up that mess?" "No, I'm not."

"No" means not any.

I have no time. I haven't any time.

"Not" changes words or phrases to the negative.

Not everyone understands my English.

"Not" can replace an entire expression.

Are you with me or not?
Do I have to write or not?
"Do you think they got lost?" "I hope not."

Related articles: Double Negative

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