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    Verona_82 is offline Senior Member
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    not only ... but also

    Hello,

    I wonder if it's ok to omit 'they' in the following sentence:

    Not only did the burglars steal the TV, but (they) also left the place in a terrible mess.



    Thank you!

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    Re: not only ... but also

    It's possible.

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