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Hi Everyone,

I would like to ask which one of the following sentences is correct?

1) The price of a lunch menu is not greater than ¥1,000.

V.S.

2) The price of a lunch menu is no greater than ¥1,000.

And, can anyone explain a little bit on when to use "no" or "not"?

Thanks in advance,
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To my ear, the menu is the list of what is offered. You're certainly not buying the list, so it seems odd to talk about the price of a menu.
I would say, The price of lunch is less than ¥1,000.
Both of your choices, whether with not or no, seem a little strange to my ear, but I'd choose the second one if I had to choose one of them.
CJ
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<<<1) The price of a lunch menu is not greater than ¥1,000.>>> This sentence sounds pretty odd to me.

This is not a good example of how "no greater" should be used. If I say: "the proposed rent increase should be no greater than 1%", I am saying the rent increase is under 1%.

He is no richer than you and me. ok
Your apartment is no bigger than mine. ok
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OK, I understand it now. Thank you, CalifJim. Emotion: smile