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    Can I add not after but.

    The correct sentence is It is vehicle 2 fault but vehicle 1 is not.

    Can I also say, “It is vehicle 2 fault but not vehicle 1” or “It is vehicle 2 fault but vehicle 1?”

    Can I add “not” after “but”? Thank you for your answer.

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    #2

    Re: Can I add not after but.

    None of those sentences are correct. You could say:
    It is vehicle 2's fault not vehicle 1's.
    It is not vehicle 1's fault, but vehicle 2's.

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    #3

    Re: Can I add not after but.

    How about 'Vehicle 2 but not vehicle 1 is at fault'?

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    #4

    Re: Can I add not after but.

    How about It is vehicle 2 at fault but vehicle 1 is not?

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    #5

    Re: Can I add not after but.

    Or "The fault lies with vehicle 2, not vehicle 1.

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