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    Word order: which is correct?

    In the following sentences "not only" is put at the beginning for emphasis (inversion). Are they both correct?

    a. Not only she was pretty, she was also very smart.
    b. Not only was she gpretty, she was also very smart.

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    Re: Word order: which is correct?

    Quote Originally Posted by english-help.okis.ru View Post
    In the following sentences "not only" is put at the beginning for emphasis (inversion). Are they both correct?

    a. Not only she was pretty, she was also very smart.
    b. Not only was she pretty, she was also very smart.
    Only b. is correct.

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