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    as well as

    Hi,

    Are the following correct and mean the same?

    He as well as she is going to the fair.
    Not only he but also she is going to the fair.

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    #2

    Re: as well as

    Quote Originally Posted by Untaught88 View Post
    Hi,

    Are the following correct and do they mean the same?
    They are both totally unnatural.

    Here are a few colloquial sentences:

    He is going to the fair with her.
    Bonnie is going to the fair as well as Clyde.
    Not only is Rudy Mentary going to the fair, but his sister Ellie is going too.
    Emma Nation and her brother Uri are going to the fair together.

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    #3

    Re: as well as

    Another suggestion: they are going to the fair.

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    #4

    Re: as well as

    I want to learn the rule. Which helping verb is used in the following sentence?

    I as well as he is/am going.

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    #5

    Re: as well as

    You would do better to avoid such awkward constructions. The only times I ever encounter them are in exercises devised by perverse teachers.
    Last edited by teechar; 26-Apr-2017 at 11:00.

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    #6

    Re: as well as

    The natural way to say that is "He and I are going."
    I am not a teacher.

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