|not long for this world
||soon will die, do not have long to live
||When Lee had the flu, he said, "I'm not long for this world."
|not on your life
||no; it is dangerous; no way
||"Can I shoot your gun?" I asked. "Not on your life," she replied.
|not on your tintype
||no, never, not on your life
||Mom said, "You're not going to Vegas - not on your tintype!"
|not playing with a full deck
||not rational, not all there
||People say he's not stable - that he's not playing with a full deck.
|not so hot
||not special, not superior, no great shakes
||I went to hear Le Gang last night. They're not so hot.
||not friendly, not speaking to each other
||Emily and Pam had a fight. They're not speaking.
|not to worry
||do not worry, no sweat
||"I dropped my ice cream!" "Not to worry. There's more."
|not too shabby
||quite good, better than average
||Have you seen the new Camaro? It's not too shabby.
|not with it
||not feeling right, out of it
||I'm just not with it these days. I lack energy and confidence.
|not worth a plugged nickel
||worthless, good for nothing
||In 1930, stocks weren't worth a plugged nickel - nothing!