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    daisy1352 is offline Member
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    Smile Are my sentences correct? I need them.

    She consulted an engineer. She consulted a lawyer. (not only...but also)
    She consulted not only an engineer but also a lawyer.
    Not only did she consult an engineer but she also consulted a lawyer.
    She not only consulted an engineer but she also consulted a lawyer.

    Roger is not sure. I am not sure. (neither...nor)
    Neither Roger nor I am sure.
    Neither is Roger sure nor am I.

    Please sign the first page. Please sign the second page.(both...and)
    Please sign both the first and the second page.
    Please sign both the first page and the second page. (?)

    You apologize. You leave immediately. (either...or)
    Either you apologize or you leave immediately.
    you either apologiae or leave immediately. (?)

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    Default Re: Are my sentences correct? I need them.

    She consulted an engineer. She consulted a lawyer. (not only...but also)
    She consulted not only an engineer but also a lawyer.

    I believe this is correct

    Not only did she consult an engineer but she also consulted a lawyer.

    Not only did she consult an engineer, but also a lawyer.

    She not only consulted an engineer but she also consulted a lawyer.

    She not only consulted an engineer, but also a lawyer.

    Roger is not sure. I am not sure. (neither...nor)

    Roger is not sure and neither am I.

    Neither Roger nor I am sure.

    I believe it is correct

    Neither is Roger sure nor am I.

    I dont believe this is correct

    Please sign the first page. Please sign the second page.(both...and)
    Please sign both the first and the second page.

    This is alright but you can also say:

    Please sign both the first and second page.

    Please sign both the first page and the second page. (?)

    No need to have page twice.

    You apologize. You leave immediately. (either...or)
    Either you apologize or you leave immediately.
    you either apologiae or leave immediately. (?)

    Either you apologize, or leave immediately.
    You either apologize, or leave immediately.


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