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    Larry Page and Sergey Brin created Google in 1996. They offer ____ great working conditions ____ free food to their workers.
    (A) not only but also (B) neither nor (C) either or (D)both and
    The answer is option A. Is option D also acceptable?
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    Quote Originally Posted by sitifan View Post
    Larry Page and Sergey Brin created Google in 1996. They offer ____ great working conditions ____ free food to their workers.
    (A) not only but also (B) neither nor (C) either or (D)both and
    The answer is option A. Is option D also acceptable?
    Yes, so is B.
    C is also possible syntactically, but not semantically.

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