Element FORM: 'NOT ALL', 'NOT EVERY'
SuperCat NEGATION
SubCat negation
Lexical Range N/A
Level C1
Cando Can use 'not with indefinite pronouns 'everyone' and 'everything' and determiners 'every', 'all'.
Corrected Learner Example Not everyone likes sports or music. (Greece; C1 EFFECTIVE OPERATIONAL PROFICIENCY; 2009; Greek; Pass)

Not everything was as good as we expected. (Poland; C1 EFFECTIVE OPERATIONAL PROFICIENCY; 2000; Polish; Pass)

Not all students, though, can attend the centre as it is not always open, and their lessons finish at 5 pm, the closing time of the centre. (Greece; C1 EFFECTIVE OPERATIONAL PROFICIENCY; 2003; Greek; Pass)

Not all of us have got the fighting spirit to visit the gym regularly, but many of us would like to have a healthy look. (Sweden; C1 EFFECTIVE OPERATIONAL PROFICIENCY; 1999; Swedish; Pass)

Not every cyclist is a danger to the public as most of them obey all rules and respect other road users. (C1 EFFECTIVE OPERATIONAL PROFICIENCY; 2007; Slovak; Pass)
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