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8. Some biographers have not only disputed the common notion

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8. Some biographers have not only disputed the common notion [#permalink]

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19 Apr 2004, 00:53
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8. Some biographers have not only disputed the
common notion that Edgar Allan Poe drank to
excess but also
questioned whether he drank at all.

(A) have not only disputed the common notion that
Edgar Allan Poe drank to excess but also
questioned whether he drank
(B) not only have disputed the common notion that
Edgar Allan Poe drank to excess but also
over whether he drank
(C) have disputed not only the common notion that
Edgar Allan Poe drank to excess but also
whether he may not have drunk
(D) not only have disputed the common notion that
Edgar Allan Poe drank to excess but also
questioned whether or not he had drunk
(E) have disputed the common notion not only that
Edgar Allan Poe drank to excess but also
questioned whether he may not have drunk

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25 Apr 2004, 18:30
Please clarify why A is correct. I think new comers can learn a lot from your analysis.

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25 Apr 2004, 18:34
Use of right idiom "not only... but also"
"not only disputed + issue... but also questioned + issue"
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