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not only-but also

Post by hanuman_2000 » Mon Feb 13, 2017 11:22 am

Hello,
1.Not only did he exceed the speed limit, but he had also consumed alcohol. (rewrite in a simple sentence)

A. Besides exceeding the speed limit, he had also consumed alcohol.

Is 'A' correct?

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Re: not only-but also

Post by Alan » Thu Feb 16, 2017 3:45 am

Yes (but 'also' is redundant).

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