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    • Join Date: Oct 2009
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    #1

    Please!

    Hello!
    The following sentence is little bit tricky for me to transform into 'Not only ......but also...' . So please help me.

    Myanmar is a beautiful country. It is rich in natural resources.
    Myanmar is not only.............................................. ...........

    With best wishes.


    • Join Date: Nov 2009
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    #2

    Re: Please!

    Quote Originally Posted by ne lynn View Post
    Hello!
    The following sentence is little bit tricky for me to transform into 'Not only ......but also...' . So please help me.

    Myanmar is a beautiful country. It is rich in natural resources.
    Myanmar is not only.............................................. ...........

    With best wishes.
    You go first.


    • Join Date: Oct 2009
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    #3

    Re: Please!

    I've got two sentences. Which one is best, Kondorosi?

    1. Myanmar is not only a beautiful country but also rich in natural resources.

    2. Myanmar is not only beautiful but also rich in natural resources.

    With best wishes.


    • Join Date: Nov 2009
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    #4

    Re: Please!

    Quote Originally Posted by ne lynn View Post
    I've got two sentences. Which one is best, Kondorosi?

    1. Myanmar is not only a beautiful country but also rich in natural resources.

    2. Myanmar is not only beautiful but also rich in natural resources.

    With best wishes.
    Both are correct grammar, but only the second sentence retains parallelism and is good style.

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