One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
Not at all; never.‘she had not for one moment doubted that everything would go her way’
not at all, certainly not, not for a moment, not in any circumstances, not under any circumstances, in no circumstances, under no circumstances, on no accountView synonyms
- ‘‘I never ever doubted him, not for a moment,’ said the pilot's fiancée Helena.’
- ‘I am not for one moment suggesting we do not have a serious problem.’
- ‘I do not for one moment doubt the medical evidence and I respect the choice of others to live in a safe environment.’
- ‘You can never escape the sense of insecurity and conflict, not for a moment.’
- ‘I wish to make it clear that I do not for one moment suggest that any member of the board is or has been guilty of any dishonesty or disreputable comment.’
- ‘I take no comfort from that, at all - not for one moment.’
- ‘He wasn't fooled, not for a moment, but he wasn't going to give me the satisfaction of a reaction.’
- ‘Yet not for a moment would he consider moving out to a place of his own, which he surely could have afforded.’
- ‘Keira has done really well, and not for one moment am I jealous of her success.’
- ‘It is something we should never ever tolerate - not for a moment.’
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