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definitely not

Absolutely not. A: "Now, be honest—have you ever stolen money from this company?" B: "Definitely not!"
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Definitely not!

 and Certainly not!
No, without any doubt at all. (Compare this with Absolutely not!) Bill: Will you lend me some money? Bob: No way! Definitely not! Bob: Have you ever stolen anything? Fred: Certainly not!
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It's definitely something I'm going to have to get used to," he said.
I know this is a car I can definitely challenge for the title with," Hamilton said.
It's definitely the position to be in, and we're strong which is also a good place to be.
The underdog tag will definitely help ease the level of expectations and we can go out and enjoy our game.
A similar question asked about then-President Bill Clinton in June 1994 and January 1995 found less than half of Americans in each survey saying they would definitely or probably vote to re-elect him in 1996.
I'm definitely looking forward to 2012 in London," he admitted.
It definitely was the first opportunity for me to live my life comfortably through acting [alone].
If milk is Definitely Yorkshire, what else fits this proud brand?
Zart Dombourian-Eby, a highly regarded piccoloist and flutist, definitely made a wise decision when she commissioned Gary Schocker to compose Sonata: For Piccolo and Piano.
There's been no contact but he would definitely be interested in hearing from the FA," said Van Nieuwenhuizen.
I can tell you that there is definitely a growing need for places that concentrate specifically on ethnic skin care.