Definition of 'not that'
Example sentences containing 'not that'
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Not that he expects the character of the island to change dramatically. Times, Sunday Times (2017)Come spring we will see whether or not that is going to be another costly oversight. The Sun (2016)But the problem is not that people hardly use them any more for making phone calls. Times, Sunday Times (2008)Not that he says he is any rush for that chance to come. Times, Sunday Times (2011)Not that we expected a bumper year from them. Times, Sunday Times (2010)There are not that many to go round. The Sun (2008)Not that they were expecting much seeing they sent back half their ticket allocation. The Sun (2016)Not that you are going to find much to see. Times, Sunday Times (2015)Not that they should expect much thanks. Times, Sunday Times (2011) Not that winning a gong is at the forefront of his mind. The Sun (2011)Not that they are expecting too many people to be following them. Times, Sunday Times (2012)Not that she goes into much detail. Times, Sunday Times (2007)The point is not that we used to know how to fix this and now we have forgotten. Times, Sunday Times (2010)It's not that they suddenly lose interest in their careers. Times, Sunday Times (2012)But beyond that, there is not that much to say. Times, Sunday Times (2013)But when it loses it's not that good. Times, Sunday Times (2015)The Norwegians are not that used to foreigners. Times, Sunday Times (2014)Not that that's saying much. Times, Sunday Times (2009)Not that I use air miles very much. Times, Sunday Times (2007)He was not that disappointed to lose in the quarter-finals in Nottingham. Times, Sunday Times (2006)He says it's not that he wanted to get away from the music, but he lost confidence in himself. The Sun (2009)In fact, philosophers might ask what is language given us for at all, if it is not that we may make our meaning understood? Wives and Daughters (1864)
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