Using not only … but also …

Using not only … but also … in english; Not only … but also is used to connect and emphasize two phrases or
two words at the same position. Parallelism should be the goal.;


Using not only … but also …




Subject + Verb + not only + Adjective + but also + Adjective

Ex; He is not only handsome but also intelligent.

Ex; He is not only poor but also unemployed.

 

Subject + Verb + not only + Adverb + but also + Adverb

Ex; He speaks Spanish not only naturally but also fluently.

Ex; Mark works not only careless but also hasty.

 

Subject + Verb + not only + Noun + but also + Noun

Ex; I like not only cheesecake but also cake.

Ex; They visited not only Germany but also Spanish.

 




Subject + not only + Verb + but also + Verb

Ex; She not only dance extraordinary but also sing perfectly.

Ex; They not only speak French but also English.

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