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    #1

    Both.. . and

    Is this sentence correct?
    Both John and Peter do not pay much attention to their studies.

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    #2

    Re: Both.. . and

    It's grammatically correct but not very natural. we'd probably use neither ... nor ... .

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    #3

    Re: Both.. . and

    And with "neither/nor", we would remove "do not".
    Remember - if you don't use correct capitalisation, punctuation and spacing, anything you write will be incorrect.

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