Grammar Point Summary



【没有】The phrase 没有 is negation of 有 when used before a noun. When it is used before a verb phrase, it is negation of past actions, i.e. didn't do something, or something didn't happen.

(1) "没有 + Noun" means "there is/are no Noun".

     他有车,我没有He has a car. I don't.

     这是什么?它没有颜色 What's this? It has no color.

     他没有女朋友 He has no girlfriend.

     没有吃的,我很饿 There is nothing to eat. I am very hungry.

(2) "没有 + Verb phrase" means "did not do something" or "something did not happen".

     早上没有下雨 It did not rain this morning.

     阳阳没有吃中饭 Yangyang did not eat lunch.

     爸爸在家里,他没有开车 Dad is at home. He did not drive.

     他叫我去玩,我没有 He asked me to play with him. I did not go.