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  1. languagemonster's Avatar

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    #1

    Not only but also

    Can we invert by saying:
    "Not only he is a good singer...."
    or
    "Not only is he a good singer..."

    Which one is better?

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    #2

    Re: Not only but also

    'Not only is he a good singer' is correct

  3. BobK's Avatar
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    #3

    Re: Not only but also

    Quote Originally Posted by curmudgeon View Post
    'Not only is he a good singer' is correct
    ... and the other is not. But, after the inversion, you revert to the regular order:
    Not only is he a good singer, he is also a good dancer.

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