There BE n’t + NOUN PHRASE

Point 41 in the category of VERBS is defined as:

NEGATIVE: ‘There’ + ‘be’ + ‘n’t’ with countable and uncountable nouns.

A search in iWeb for:

there_E _VB _XX * *

1 THERE ‘S NOT A LOT 6543
2 THERE IS NOT A LOT 4009
3 THERE IS NOT A SINGLE 3817
4 THERE IS N’T A LOT 2828
5 THERE ‘S NOT MUCH TO 2685
6 THERE ARE N’T A LOT 2487
7 THERE ARE N’T TOO MANY 2233
8 THERE ARE NOT A LOT 2184
9 THERE IS N’T MUCH TO 1934
10 THERE IS NOT MUCH TO 1929
11 THERE ARE N’T THAT MANY 1696
12 THERE IS N’T A SINGLE 1623
13 THERE ‘S NOT MUCH YOU 1586
14 THERE WAS N’T A LOT 1552
15 THERE IS N’T REALLY A 1411
16 THERE WAS NOT A SINGLE 1404
17 THERE ‘S NOT A WHOLE 1392
18 THERE ARE NOT TOO MANY 1363
19 THERE ARE NOT THAT MANY 1118
20 THERE IS N’T MUCH OF 1063
21 THERE ‘S NOT A SINGLE 1017
22 THERE ‘S NOT GOING TO 1006
23 THERE IS N’T A WAY 986
24 THERE ARE N’T AS MANY 947
25 THERE IS NOT MUCH YOU 895
26 THERE IS N’T ONE . 894
27 THERE ‘S NOT MUCH OF 890
28 THERE IS N’T A WHOLE 877
29 THERE WAS N’T A SINGLE 874
30 THERE IS N’T MUCH YOU 872
31 THERE IS NOT ENOUGH TIME 866
32 THERE IS NOT EVEN A 847
33 THERE IS N’T EVEN A 843
34 THERE ‘S NOT MUCH ELSE 840
35 THERE IS NOT MUCH OF 810
36 THERE IS N’T TOO MUCH 787
37 THERE IS NOT ENOUGH EVIDENCE 762
38 THERE WAS NOT A LOT 761
39 THERE ‘S NOT REALLY A 760
40 THERE ARE N’T REALLY ANY 754
41 THERE IS NOT ENOUGH ROOM 727
42 THERE ‘S NOT TOO MUCH 725
43 THERE IS NOT MUCH DIFFERENCE 725


44 THERE IS NOT ENOUGH SPACE 695

Inside my dining room, there is not enough space but you can move gracefully.

PELIC STUDENT EXAMPLE: Suundi, Female, Level 3, Writing class.


45 THERE IS NOT GOING TO 694
46 THERE WAS N’T MUCH TO 691
47 THERE ‘S NOT MUCH THAT 688
48 THERE IS NOT MUCH THAT 677
49 THERE WAS N’T MUCH OF 655
50 THERE ARE NOT AS MANY 643
51 THERE IS NOT THE SLIGHTEST 640
52 THERE WAS NOT ENOUGH EVIDENCE 639

53 THERE IS NOT ENOUGH INFORMATION 634

54 THERE WERE N’T A LOT 633
55 THERE IS NOT TOO MUCH 627
56 THERE ‘S NOT MUCH POINT 621
57 THERE ARE N’T VERY MANY 616
58 THERE WAS N’T EVEN A 611
59 THERE IS N’T GOING TO 605
60 THERE IS N’T REALLY ANY 589
61 THERE ARE NOT SO MANY 580
62 THERE ‘S NOT MUCH IN 562
63 THERE IS N’T MUCH THAT 543
64 THERE IS NOT YET A 540
65 THERE IS NOT AS MUCH 536
66 THERE ‘S NOT EVEN A 534
67 THERE IS N’T A BETTER 534
68 THERE ‘S NOT MUCH I 532
69 THERE IS NOT A WAY 532
70 THERE ‘S NOT MUCH MORE 528
71 THERE ‘S NOT REALLY ANY 517
72 THERE IS NOT ENOUGH MONEY 513
73 THERE ARE N’T MANY PEOPLE 490
74 THERE ‘S NOT MUCH DIFFERENCE 488
75 THERE ‘S NOT AS MUCH 486
76 THERE ARE N’T ANY OTHER 485
77 THERE IS NOT A GREAT 484
78 THERE IS N’T AS MUCH 477
79 THERE IS N’T MUCH DIFFERENCE 473
80 THERE IS N’T A HUGE 459
81 THERE IS NOT JUST ONE 457
82 THERE WAS N’T A WHOLE 448
83 THERE ‘S NOT MUCH WE 444
84 THERE ARE NOT MANY PEOPLE 444
85 THERE IS NOT MUCH INFORMATION 444
86 THERE IS N’T MUCH ELSE 442
87 THERE IS NOT REALLY A 441
88 THERE WERE N’T TOO MANY 441
89 THERE IS N’T THAT MUCH 427
90 THERE IS NOT A WHOLE 417
91 THERE IS N’T MUCH IN 416
92 THERE ARE N’T ANY . 410
93 THERE ‘S NOT REALLY MUCH 409
94 THERE ARE N’T MANY OF 409
95 THERE WERE N’T THAT MANY 408
96 THERE IS N’T REALLY MUCH 406
97 THERE ‘S NOT A HUGE 402
98 THERE IS N’T MUCH ROOM 400
99 THERE WAS N’T ENOUGH TIME 399
100 THERE IS NOT A DAY 395


If we try to force a noun to be at the end.

there_E _VB _XX * _NN

1 THERE ‘S NOT A LOT 4488
2 THERE IS NOT A LOT 3085
3 THERE ARE N’T A LOT 2487
4 THERE IS N’T A LOT 2190
5 THERE ARE NOT A LOT 2184
6 THERE WAS N’T A LOT 1295
7 THERE IS N’T A WAY 986
8 THERE IS NOT ENOUGH TIME 866
9 THERE IS NOT ENOUGH EVIDENCE 762
10 THERE IS NOT ENOUGH ROOM 727
11 THERE IS NOT MUCH DIFFERENCE 725
12 THERE WAS NOT A LOT 710
13 THERE IS NOT ENOUGH SPACE 695
14 THERE WAS NOT ENOUGH EVIDENCE 639

15 THERE IS NOT ENOUGH INFORMATION 634

16 THERE WERE N’T A LOT 633
17 THERE ‘S NOT MUCH POINT 621
18 THERE IS NOT A WAY 532
19 THERE IS NOT ENOUGH MONEY 513
20 THERE ARE N’T MANY PEOPLE 490
21 THERE ‘S NOT MUCH DIFFERENCE 488
22 THERE IS N’T MUCH DIFFERENCE 473
23 THERE ARE NOT MANY PEOPLE 444
24 THERE IS NOT MUCH INFORMATION 444
25 THERE IS N’T MUCH ROOM 400
26 THERE WAS N’T ENOUGH TIME 399
27 THERE IS NOT A DAY 395
28 THERE WAS NOT ENOUGH TIME 376
29 THERE ARE N’T MANY PLACES 356
30 THERE IS N’T ANY WAY 356
31 THERE IS N’T ENOUGH TIME 348
32 THERE WERE NOT A LOT 339
33 THERE ‘S NOT MUCH ROOM 338
34 THERE IS NOT MUCH ROOM 333
35 THERE ‘S NOT ENOUGH TIME 325
36 THERE IS N’T A PROBLEM 324
37 THERE IS N’T A DAY 320
38 THERE ‘S NOT A DAY 315
39 THERE ‘S NOT A TON 312
40 THERE IS N’T A TON 300
41 THERE ARE N’T A TON 294
42 THERE ARE NOT MANY PLACES 291
43 THERE IS N’T ENOUGH ROOM 290
44 THERE ‘S NOT MUCH TIME 277
45 THERE WAS N’T ENOUGH EVIDENCE 276
46 THERE IS NOT MUCH TIME 274
47 THERE IS N’T MUCH TIME 266
48 THERE IS NOT MUCH POINT 261
49 THERE ARE N’T MANY THINGS 257
50 THERE IS NOT A WORD 255
51 THERE IS NOT ENOUGH DATA 244
52 THERE ‘S NOT ENOUGH ROOM 241
53 THERE IS NOT A SHRED 241
54 THERE IS N’T ENOUGH MONEY 236
55 THERE IS N’T ANY REASON 236
56 THERE IS N’T ENOUGH SPACE 233
57 THERE IS N’T AN OPTION 220
58 THERE ARE NOT MANY THINGS 216
59 THERE ARE N’T MANY OPTIONS 213
60 THERE ARE NOT ENOUGH WORDS 211
61 THERE WAS N’T MUCH TIME 210
62 THERE IS N’T A NEED 207
63 THERE IS NOT AN OPTION 205
64 THERE ARE NOT MANY OPTIONS 203
65 THERE ARE NOT ENOUGH PEOPLE 202
66 THERE IS N’T MUCH INFORMATION 189
67 THERE IS NOT A MAN 181
68 THERE IS N’T MUCH POINT 178
69 THERE WERE N’T MANY PEOPLE 178
70 THERE IS NOT SUFFICIENT EVIDENCE 176
71 THERE ARE N’T ENOUGH HOURS 172
72 THERE IS N’T A SET 171
73 THERE ARE N’T ENOUGH PEOPLE 167
74 THERE ‘S NOT ENOUGH MONEY 167
75 THERE IS NOT ONE THING 164
76 THERE ARE NOT ENOUGH HOURS 158

77 THERE IS NOT ENOUGH MEMORY 155

78 THERE IS NOT ONE PERSON 151
79 THERE ‘S NOT A THING 150
80 THERE IS NOT A PROBLEM 147
81 THERE WAS N’T ENOUGH ROOM 146
82 THERE ‘S NOT MANY PEOPLE 145
83 THERE IS NOT A THING 145
84 THERE IS N’T A PERSON 144
85 THERE WAS NOT ENOUGH ROOM 137
86 THERE IS N’T ANY NEED 136
87 THERE ‘S NOT MUCH REASON 136
88 THERE ‘S NOT A CHANCE 134
89 THERE ‘S NOT ENOUGH EVIDENCE 134
90 THERE IS NOT A SET 131
91 THERE IS NOT ENOUGH FOOD 126
92 THERE ‘S NOT ENOUGH SPACE 119
93 THERE ‘S NOT MUCH INFORMATION 119
94 THERE WAS N’T A WAY 116
95 THERE IS N’T ENOUGH EVIDENCE 114
96 THERE IS NOT A HINT 114
97 THERE IS NOT ENOUGH WATER 111
98 THERE IS NOT A NEED 110
99 THERE WAS NOT ENOUGH MONEY 109
100 THERE WAS N’T ENOUGH MONEY 103


there_E _VB _XX _NN

1 THERE IS N’T TIME 387
2 THERE IS N’T ROOM 349
3 THERE WAS N’T TIME 322
4 THERE IS NOT TIME 208
5 THERE IS NOT ROOM 195


A2 Vocabulary:

difference, else, enough, even, if, information, just, memory,

point, reason, set, single, so, space, try, way, whole, yet