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    Not... but rather Expression

    I would like to know in which circumstances I can use the expression "NOT something BUT RATHER anything else" and if this expression is grammatically correct.

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    Re: Not... but rather Expression

    Welcome to the forum, Vitor.

    Please write a complete sentence in which you think the expression may be used, otherwise we may think you are asking us to do your homework for you.

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    Re: Not... but rather Expression

    Hi,

    first of all, thank you for your quick feedback.

    Since I am not a formal student, but a self learner, I would like to evaluate the following phrase I have received from my boss in US: "I give you this not so we can be successful from Finance standpoint, but rather as a way to help you prioritize areas to address first".

    thanks again,

    Vitor

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    Re: Not... but rather Expression

    Quote Originally Posted by Vitor Lopes View Post
    Hi.

    First of all, thank you for your quick feedback.

    Since I am not a formal student, but a self learner, I would like to evaluate the following phrase I have received from my boss in the US: "I give you this not so we can be successful from Finance standpoint, but rather as a way to help you prioritize areas to address first".

    Thanks again.

    Vitor
    Do you understand what your boss's sentence means?
    Remember - if you don't use correct capitalisation, punctuation and spacing, anything you write will be incorrect.

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