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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].
It's definitely one of the special (wins)," said Menin, who dedicated the victory to fellow senior Erin Kelly (sidelined with food poisoning).
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.