How to use Not only … but also …, Example Sentences
Not only … but also is used to connect and emphasize two phrases or two words at the same position. Parallelism should be the goal.
Subject + Verb + not only + Adjective + but also + Adjective
Ex; He is not only handsome but also intelligent.
Ex; He is not only poor but also unemployed.
Subject + Verb + not only + Adverb + but also + Adverb
Ex; He speaks Spanish not only naturally but also fluently.
Ex; Mark works not only careless but also hasty.
Subject + Verb + not only + Noun + but also + Noun
Ex; I like not only cheesecake but also cake.
Ex; They visited not only Germany but also Spanish.
Subject + not only + Verb + but also + Verb
Ex; She not only dance extraordinary but also sing perfectly.
Ex; They not only speak French but also English.