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as likely as not
as likely as not看似有否定，但其实这个短语是肯定意义的，表示“多半”、“说不定”。
He will catch up with them as likely as not.
He will succeed as likely as not.
The old woman will forget all about it as likely as not.
as soon as not
as soon as not是固定短语，意思是“宁可”。
We would tell him the truth as soon as not.
Mr. Brown would do it as soon as not.
more often than not
more often than not相当于very often，意思是“经常”、“常常”。
Tom is late more often than not.
not to say
not to say这个短语很容易迷惑人，其真正含义是“甚至”、“简直”、“几乎”，并不是“虽不能说”、“虽说不上”。
He is unkind, not to say cruel.
He sounded impolite, not to say rude.
It would be foolish, not to say mad, to sell your car.