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# Many people believe that such activities as owning a pet, taking care

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21 Feb 2017, 22:43
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Many people believe that such activities as owning a pet, taking care of another's pet, and, of course, babysitting an infant not only confer the capacity of friendship on a child but also develop role-taking skills, since that child must put him- or herself in the pet or infant's situation and imagine how that pet or infant feels.

not only confer the capacity of friendship on a child but also develop

confer the capacity of friendship on a child but also are developing

are conferring the capacity of friendship on a child but also are developing

not only confer the capacity of friendship on a child, they are also developing

are conferring the capacity of friendship on a child, and they are also developing

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21 Feb 2017, 23:03
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Idiom error- not only ..but also

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21 Feb 2017, 23:14
Many people believe that such activities as owning a pet, taking care of another's pet, and, of course, babysitting an infant not only confer the capacity of friendship on a child but also develop role-taking skills, since that child must put him- or herself in the pet or infant's situation and imagine how that pet or infant feels.

not only confer the capacity of friendship on a child but also develop --> uses the correct Idiom: "Not only..But also" --> hence is correct.

confer the capacity of friendship on a child but also are developing--> Should use the correct Idiom: "Not only..But also" --> hence is not correct.

are conferring the capacity of friendship on a child but also are developing--> Should use the correct Idiom: "Not only..But also" --> hence is not correct.

not only confer the capacity of friendship on a child, they are also developing--> Should use the correct Idiom: "Not only..But also" --> hence is not correct.

are conferring the capacity of friendship on a child, and they are also developing --> Should use the correct Idiom: "Not only..But also" --> hence is not correct.
Re: Many people believe that such activities as owning a pet, taking care &nbs [#permalink] 21 Feb 2017, 23:14
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