No longer

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Definition

(she) no longer (dances): (she) has stopped (dancing), (she) doesn't (dance) any more
adverb
No longer is the equivalent to 'any longer' but is used exclusively in affirmative constructions:

They are no longer together. They were together in the past, but now they are not.

(she doesn't sing) any longer: (She has) stopped, given up (singing)
adverb
Any longer is the equivalent to 'no longer' but is used exclusively in negative and interrogative constructions:

I can't take it any longer! I am fed up with it! I am sick and tired of it!
Is he planning to stay any longer? Is he going to stay much more time?

Examples

  • "Anything below that and we no longer do business with you."
  • "No longer making statements about America winning back-to-back world wars"
  • "I should never have returned to Europe: me and my kind are no longer welcome."
  • "Your performance on memory tests has impressed me from afar, and truly, when you checked the box marked 'No need to review', it was then that I realized I could no longer keep my deep admiration for you a secret."
  • "Only three candidates remain, and although I can no longer remember what job these people are applying for, they must be very good at something to make it to this stage, which is very encouraging."
  • "Horatio and I are no longer partners."
  • "If Gidyeon decides to slash his prices again, I promise you that we will no longer do business with him, and we will consider legal action against him. I've learned from my sources that this liquidation sale was only advertised online for a few days, and that the page views on the website were modest, so I hope that your sales weren't adversely affected."
  • "You're no longer working in the canteen!"
  • "I no longer care about the age difference between us."
  • "Since I was no longer covered, my insurance claim against Kalvin Krime was refused, even though the truck driver was the responsible party."

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