Learn to use "Not only ----- but also" correctly
Not only ----- but also
The conjunction 'Not only ----- but also'
is another interesting conjunction.
It is used to show
- Either two qualities of one subject or
- A common quality of two subjects.
1) She is not only beautiful but also intelligent.
2) Not only the father but also his daughter is a renowned surgeon.
Remember the simple trick shown below:
If one person has two qualities
|Subject||Helping verb||Not only||1st Quality/Action||But also||2ndQuality/Action|
|She||is||not only||beautiful||but also||intelligent.|
Trick 2: If two persons have one quality