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English translation: not only...................but also


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English term or phrase:not only
English translation:not only...................but also
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11:04 Sep 4, 2006
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English term or phrase: not only
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not only does it aim at the well-off but the connoisseurs...

shouldn't it be "not only does it aim at the well-off but at the connoisseurs" so as to keep paralelism.
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not only...................but also
not only ..... but also......
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5 +9not only...................but alsozax



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not only...................but also

not only ..... but also......

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Peer comments on this answer (and responses from the answerer)
agree  Marie-Hélène Hayles: "not only at... but also at..." or "it aims at not only... but also..."
2 mins
  -> Thanks, Marie-Helene

agree  David Knowles
7 mins
  -> Thanks, David

agree  Angela Dickson
14 mins
  -> Thanks, Angela

agree  Leny Vargas
16 mins
  -> Thanks, Lenybee

agree  Mwananchi
18 mins
  -> Thanks, Mwananchi

agree  Jack Doughty: There was a UK television programme with Dudley Moore and Peter Cook many years ago, called "Not Only But Also".
21 mins
  -> Thanks, Jack. " Are'nt we all"

agree  Ken Cox: the active voice is much to be preferred here IMHO
22 mins
  -> Thanks, Kenneth

agree  xxxAlfa Trans
2 hrs
  -> Thanks, Marju

agree  Sophia Finos
1 day1 hr
  -> Thanks, Sophia
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