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16. In 1978 a national study found that not only had many contractors licensed by a self-policing private guild failed to pass qualifying exams, they in addition falsified their references.
(A) they in addition falsified their references

(B) they had their references falsified in addition

(C) but they had also falsified their references

(D) they had also falsified their references

(E) but their references were falsified as well
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"not only"... but

Go to be between C and E. C is the correct one for the use of "they"
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ak_idc wrote:
Not only..but also..

My bet is on C


Also, the past perfect "had falsified" is correctly used here.

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Looks like C if not from KAPLAN :lol: :lol:
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it is (C) guyz.i doubted as to whther not only.... but also should be used compounded or not.that is the but also can appear separated.This has cleared it for me.
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16. In 1978 a national study found that not only had many contractors licensed by a self-policing private guild failed to pass qualifying exams, they in addition falsified their references.
(A) they in addition falsified their references

(B) they had their references falsified in addition

(C) but they had also falsified their references

(D) they had also falsified their references

(E) but their references were falsified as well


Only C maintains the format, "not only...but also". So, C for me.

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I thought that the correct idiom was Not only X but also Y, with nothing in between.
Could anybody clarify this?
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Ofcorse C.
Not only...but also...+ had

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+1 C 8-)
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sangarelli wrote:
16. In 1978 a national study found that not only had many contractors licensed by a self-policing private guild failed to pass qualifying exams, they in addition falsified their references.
(A) they in addition falsified their references

(B) they had their references falsified in addition

(C) but they had also falsified their references

(D) they had also falsified their references

(E) but their references were falsified as well



+1 C...Not only ..but also construction..

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New post 15 Oct 2016, 22:32
It is C proper use on Not Only with But

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