Joining two sentences using not only ... but also

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Note only ... but also has a similar meaning to as well as.

Study the example given below.

Maria is clever. She is beautiful.

We can combine these two sentences using as well as and not only ... but also.

Maria is not only clever but also beautiful.
Maria is beautiful as well as clever.

Combine the following sentences using not only ... but also.

1. Trees give us fruits. Trees give us firewood.

2. John smokes. He drinks.

3. Appu is intelligent. Appu is hard-working.

4. Ann has been invited to the party. Mary has been invited to the party.

5. Vijay is studying. His friends are also studying.

6. The moon gives us light at night. The stars give us light at night.

7. The teachers were present at the meeting. The headmaster was present at the meeting.

8. She is greedy. She is dishonest.

9. God made great things. God made small things.

10. She is beautiful. She is intelligent.

11. Mark is guilty. His brothers are also guilty.

12. Animals need food. Plants need food.

13. The cow gives us milk. The goat gives us milk.

14. Elephants are found in India. They are also found in Africa.

Answers

1. Trees give us not only fruits but also firewood.

2. John not only smokes but also drinks.

3. Appu is not only intelligent but also hard-working.

4. Not only Ann but Mary has also been invited to the party.

5. Not only Vijay but his friends are also studying.

6. Not only the moon but the stars also give us light at night.

7. Not only the teachers but the headmaster was also present at the meeting.

8. She is not only greedy but also dishonest.

9. God made not only great things but also small things.

10. She is not only beautiful but also intelligent.

11. Not only Mark but his brothers are also guilty.

12. Not only animals but plants also need food.

13. Not only the cow but the goat also gives us milk.

14. Elephants are found not only in India but also in Africa.

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