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The difference between "no longer" and "any more"

Is there a difference in these sentences, if I were to use them: 1) I'm not here anymore. 2) I'm no longer here. Which of these is correct/proper?

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bulilia updated 22 December
It seems 'any more' refers to frequency of the action more than to its duration while 'no longer' is used when we talk about some prolonged action, its duration or time, e.g. 'He promised me not to say it any more' (he repeated these words more or less often) and 'I cannot agree to this any more' (which I've been doing for some time but decided to stop). To me, this is a nice way to differentiate these two expressions.
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