see: take no for an answer
[not-uh-wey] /ˈnɒt əˌweɪ/ noun 1. a river in SW Quebec, Canada, flowing NW to James Bay. 140 miles (225 km) long.
- Not the half of it
see: half of it
- Not the only fish in the sea
Also, lots or plenty of good fish in the sea; not the only pebble on the beach. Plenty of other suitable persons, especially for a romantic relationship. For example, When Bob walked out on Sally, all we could tell her was that he was not the only fish in the sea, or Bill knew she […]
- Not think much of
Have little regard for, have a low opinion of, as in Bill doesn’t think much of the carpentry work in that house. The phrase not much has been used in this sense since the mid-1800s.