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# Regular maintenance such as inflating tires, replacing air filters, an

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Regular maintenance such as inflating tires, replacing air filters, and tuning the engine can not only extend the life of a vehicle, but also can boost fuel efficiency.

A. not only extend the life of a vehicle, but also can

B. not only extend the life of a vehicle, but also

C. extend the life of a vehicle, but also can

D. extend not only the life of a vehicle, but can

E. not only extend the life of a vehicle, and also can

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16 Jul 2018, 01:47
+1 for B.

A. not only extend the life of a vehicle, but also can

B. not only extend the life of a vehicle, but also --> Correct idiom 'Not only X, But also Y'

C. extend the life of a vehicle, but also can

D. extend not only the life of a vehicle, but can

E. not only extend the life of a vehicle, and also can

Hence, B.
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16 Jul 2018, 02:24
Bunuel wrote:
Regular maintenance such as inflating tires, replacing air filters, and tuning the engine can not only extend the life of a vehicle, but also can boost fuel efficiency.

A. not only extend the life of a vehicle, but also can

B. not only extend the life of a vehicle, but also

C. extend the life of a vehicle, but also can

D. extend not only the life of a vehicle, but can

E. not only extend the life of a vehicle, and also can

Note:

can + not only + verb ......................but also ..+ verb ............

To make the sentence parallel, we must delete can after but also.

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16 Jul 2018, 12:05
Bunuel wrote:
Regular maintenance such as inflating tires, replacing air filters, and tuning the engine can not only extend the life of a vehicle, but also can boost fuel efficiency.

A. not only extend the life of a vehicle, but also can

B. not only extend the life of a vehicle, but also

C. extend the life of a vehicle, but also can

D. extend not only the life of a vehicle, but can

E. not only extend the life of a vehicle, and also can
Must be (B) for the highlighted errors in other options.
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