Use of Is: Negative Answers About Profession

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In the previous lesson, we learned how to answer about a person’s profession using ‘is’ in an affirmative sentence. In this lesson, we shall learn how to answer in a negative sentence.

Formation of a negative answer

In this formation, we use ‘not’ with ‘is’.

So, the formation of a negative answer is as follows:

In brief, we can say:

  • No, + subject + isn’t.
  • No, he isn’t.
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  • No, she isn’t.
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    Examples:

    Here are some examples of negative answers using ‘is’. The formation is as above.

    Have a look-

  1. No, she is not a doctor.
    (No, she isn’t.)
  2. No, my mother is not a professor.
    (No, she isn’t.)
  3. No, he is not a potter.
    (No, he isn’t.)
  4. No, my sister is not an engineer.
    (No, she isn’t.)
  5. No, she is not a cook.
    (No, she isn’t.)
  6. No, he is not a hawker.
    (No, he isn’t.)
  7. No, her sister is not a designer.
    (No, she isn’t.)
  8. No, his father is not a collector.
    (No, he isn’t.)
  9. No, her brother is not a watchman.
    (No, he isn’t.)
  10. No, she is not an advocate.
    (No, she isn’t.)
  11. No, he is not a manager.
    (No, he isn’t.)
  12. No, he is not a reporter.
    (No, he isn’t.)
  13. No, he is not a blacksmith.
    (No, he isn’t.)
  14. No, his uncle is not a photographer.
  15. No, Sachin is not a player.
    (No, he isn’t.)
  16. No, she is not a motorwoman.
    (No, she isn’t.)
  17. No, Lara is not a clerk.
    (No, she isn’t.)
  18. No, Tarak is not a poet.
    (No, he isn’t.)
  19. No, she is not a nurse.
    (No, she isn’t.)
  20. No, Sahil is not a driver.
    (No, he isn’t.)
  21. No, he is not a shopkeeper.
    (No, he isn’t.)
  22. No, she is not a writer.
    (No, she isn’t.)
  23. No, Sameer is not an architect.
    (No, he isn’t.)
  24. No, he is not an officer.
    (No, he isn’t.)
  25. No, my brother is not a pilot.
    (No, he isn’t.)
  26. No, she is not a minister.
    (No, she isn’t.)
  27. No, she is not an MLA.
    (No, she isn’t.)
  28. No, Smita is not a teacher.
    (No, she isn’t.)
  29. No, she is not a book publisher.
    (No, she isn’t.)
  30. No, he is not a bookseller.
      (No, he isn’t.)

Related Lessons-

  1. Use of is: state of being
  2. Use of is: profession
  3.                 questions
  4.     negative sentences
  5.   Use of is in affirmative answers about the profession

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