How do you use not only but also examples?

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How do you use not only but also examples?

Not only was it raining all day at the wedding but also the band was late. Not only will they paint the outside of the house but also the inside. When there is no auxiliary verb or main verb be, we use do, does, did: Not only did she forget my birthday, but she also didn’t even apologise for forgetting it.

What are some examples of correlative conjunctions?

Examples of Correlative Conjunctions

  • She is both intelligent and beautiful.
  • I will either go for a hike or stay home and watch TV.
  • Jerry is neither rich nor famous.
  • He is not only intelligent, but also very funny.
  • Would you rather go shopping or spend the day at the beach?

How do you use only in a sentence?

We use only as an adverb to mean that something is limited to some people, things, an amount or an activity:

  1. This phone is only available in Japan.
  2. Only a few hundred houses survived the hurricane without any damage.
  3. He’s only joking.

How do you combine sentences with not only but also?

Ex; He is not only handsome but also intelligent. Ex; He is not only poor but also unemployed. Ex; He speaks Spanish not only naturally but also fluently. Ex; Mark works not only careless but also hasty.

When should I use only?

How do you use just and only?

‘Just’ and ‘only’ are adverbs that point to or emphasise one part of the clause. In the example you gave me, Edgar, the same meaning is implied in both sentences: I came just to speak with you for a couple of minutes. I came only to speak with you for a couple of minutes.

How do you combine two sentences examples?

When combining two complete sentences with a conjunction (“and,” “but,” “or,” “for,” or “yet”), precede the conjunction with a comma. Example: Still, the sun is slowly getting brighter and hotter, and it will eventually enter the red giant phase.

What is the grammar rule for Not Only But Also?

When using not only . . . but also in a sentence, parallelism should be the goal. It means that the words following both parts of this correlative conjunction (i.e., not only and but also) should belong to the same parts of speech. For example, if a verb follows not only, then a verb should also follow but also.

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