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# new york times article

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22 Jan 2009, 02:20
I was browsing nytimes online journal when I read the following line:

“It is the opinion of mainstream and state-of-the-art medicine and physiology that these claims are not only ludicrous but tantamount to fraud,”

Isnt the usage of not only wrong here? It should be not only ....but also.........
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22 Jan 2009, 02:31
I have seen a similar SC question somewhere. If such a question appears in the exam, I will apply the rule of "not X, but Y".
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02 Aug 2011, 18:18
but how do we know that we should use NOT X BUT Y instead of NOT ONLY ...BUT ALSO?
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03 Aug 2011, 08:32
It will depend on the answer choices provided. Let's hope that the GMAC will not trick us this way.
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