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    #1

    "not only that..."?

    Is this incorrect?

    "Not only that I [verb]..., but also...."

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    #2

    Re: "not only that..."?

    Not only did/do/have/will I...

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    #3

    Re: "not only that..."?

    Maybe "It's not only that I [verb]... but also...." would be correct?

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    #4

    Re: "not only that..."?

    That's possible:
    It's not only that I feel disappointed, but also that many others do that leads me to ask for your resignation.

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    #5

    Re: "not only that..."?

    Is this grammatical correct, but unnatural?
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    It's not only [that he can sing] but also [that he can dance.]

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    Re: "not only that..."?

    Quote Originally Posted by dihen View Post
    Is this grammatical correct, but unnatural?
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    It's not only [that he can sing] but also [that he can dance.]
    The structure is grammatical, but your choice of words (without further context) leads me to believe that you might not understand the usage of the structure.
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    I'd say this structure is normally used to give a justification or explanation for doing something.
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    So, on hearing your sentence, I'd expect that you want to justify your selection of him for the lead in a musical performance, for example. Your sentence cannot be used to simply state the fact that he can sing and dance.
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