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The first and most important point to note it that it's very informal more so than using contractions such as my it's there, for example. The main reason for using it at all stems from that "extreme informality".
It normally conveys a relaxed attitude on the part of the speaker. Depending on context, it can be more or less emphatic than "No". You only use nope to mean [my answer is] "No" — it never replaces no in any other contexts. And you wouldn't normally use it where you want to be very emphatic shouting "No! Which example illustrates a defining characteristic — "Nope" isn't often followed by Discreet nsa sex wanted exclamation mark!
Finally, I'd echo John Lawler's words: That's to say, a written form such as:. We expect a full stop or at the very least a comma after serous because in real-world Wanted no bs serious replies only there always Wanted no bs serious replies only be a pause there. But that doesn't happen with:. You wouldn't usually want to use it, for example, answering questions for zerious job interview, but it would be an appropriate answer to a friend's question "Have you seen that movie yet?
In my opinion Nope is a dismissive and slightly rude version of no.Hey Ladies 27 India 27
Nope should never be used in a professional context e. The use of the word nope by Google and others makes me cringe so much that I will never click on it in response to a question. Nope is used informally, normally during chat where you want to give a quick, fluid answer Wanted no bs serious replies only a question without halting it like 'No' would.
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If someone responds "no" it is because he is disagreeing with the statement - he actually does think the speaker is pretty. If someone responds "nope" it is because he Wanted no bs serious replies only with the implication - he really does not think the speaker is pretty. I agree with the person who says that nope is dismissive and slightly rude and I would add that a text nope feels rude to the recipient.
Replie feels like a "final" no. Maybe the word Nope implies a casual, relaxed attitude, which in some cases may come off as dismissive.
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I think there is a subtle difference between emphatic and dismissive or terminal. And I think that nope is often used in the latter two ways. Think of how the lips must close together and this gives nope its terminal feeling in a physical way. Pursed lips.
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Would you like to answer one of these unanswered questions instead? Home Questions Tags Users Unanswered. Ask Question. Jasper Zterio Zterio 1 6 Not a language expert but nope sounds very much like No Period. As in No that's my final no.
Ian, very good observation.
StoneyB made a similar conclusion in Wanted no bs serious replies only comment to an answer, below. A speculative theory about the origin of "Nope" is suggested by the reason cited for Bertrand's use of "you sam" in Kingsley Amis's Lucky Jim: You wouldn't say "there were nope errors", for example.
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I'm not convinced nope is more emphatic. In fact, I could easily convince myself there are contexts where it's less emphatic. The most defining characteristic of nope is that it tends to be used to convey a relaxed attitude. In an "informal" setting such as an argument in a pub, for example, if some big aggressive guy asks you if you want a punch in the mouth, you say "No!
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Using the latter would probably get you beaten up, simply because it would sound as knly you were making light of the situation. Nope is more of an opposite to yep or yupsince they are both in the same register.
I'll reverse my downvote now you've removed the "less Wsnted stuff. Which of course was the main reason I posted an answer in the first place, so most of that might as well be removed now as well. But I'm going to keep my answer because you've missed a subtle point.
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Implying other ways you might. Definitely no other rdplies there. That's to say, a written form such as: But that doesn't happen with: FumbleFingers FumbleFingers 47k 1 56 I think it is not so much emphatic as terminal or dismissive. It's not actually a distinct word: It's a gesture: It's a moot point whether no and nope are "the same" word, Wanted no bs serious replies only that OP is asking what differences might exist between them.
And apart from the informality, I think it's significant you'd rarely if ever shout "Nope! I agree that you don't shout Nope! Nope always has so to speak a period at the end.
Your interlocutor may take offense at the dismissal; you may even intend him to do so; but you are affecting a posture of disinclination onlyy pursue the matter further.
Or as you say, you're making light of Wanted no bs serious replies only situation. I disagree; "No, I don't want to! I'm not really interested in orthographic conventions - I'm talking about language here, which is essentially spoken. Perhaps I should have given my example as No I don't! Richard Bell Taos new Horley nude girls Bell 59 1 1.
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By being less professional they probably intended to come across repoies friendly, rather than rude. They both mean the same thing, and 'Nope' is very rarely written.
Liam W Liam W 5 I think there's another nuance in meaning beyond the informal vs formal. For instance: You don't think I'm pretty. It's a subtle difference, but one to note. GrammarNerd GrammarNerd 37 1.
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The difference you proper isn't subtle, your two meanings are contradictory. Audrey Audrey 21 1. I think the context has a lot to do with how the word Nope is perceived: Somebody asks you for something.
Nathan Tuggy 9, 9 34 Foxhunter Foxhunter 9 1. Nope is an informal variant of one of the meanings No which is: Featured on Meta.
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