There are a number of negative expressions that work with no:
These negative words can be used in two different ways:
1. Place no in front of the verb and the negative word after it. For example:
2. Place the negative word in front of the verb and drop the no. For example:
Jamás is a more forceful way of saying never, eg jamás lo haré (I will never ever do it).
Pero means but in Spanish, but it isn't the only word that is used.
Sino is used to mean but rather or but on the other hand (ie instead), eg no voy al restaurante, sino ceno en casa (I'm not going to the restaurant, instead I'm having dinner at home).
Sino is often seen in the structure no sólo ... sino también ... (not only ... but also ...), eg No sólo es muy elegante, sino también es caro (It's not only stylish but also expensive).
Sometimes in English but is used to mean except. For example: No one but Nadia remained in the room. This isn't the case in Spanish, as menos/excepto/salvo are used to mean except, eg todos tenían sed excepto Nuria (everyone was thirsty except Nuria).
Translate these negative sentences into English.