Penggunaan not only dan but also –Lanjut ke kata penghubung lainnya dan masih correlative conjunction, yakni menggunakan frasa not only…but also. Ikuti pembahasannya!
Sama halnya fungsi kata sambung lainnya, not only….but also juga digunakan untuk menggabungkan dua struktur kalimat yang sama atau parallel.
Pola dalam kalimat:
Hindari pola berikut ini:
Incorrect: Not only her parents but her sisters also live in Jakarta.
Correct : Not only her parents but alsoher sisters live in Jakarta.
Incorrect: He is not only smart but gentle to all of us.
Correct : He is not only smart but alsogentle to all of us.
Incorrect: The new models are not only less expensive but more efficient also.
Correct : The new models are not only less expensive but also more efficient.
Incorrect: Those tools can be used not only to write something but also drawing.
Correct : Those tools can be used not only to write something but also to draw.
Incorrect: The program provides only not practical training but also theoretical classes.
Correct : The program provides only notpractical training but also theoretical classes.
Incorrect: You are not only to study hard but getting many experiences also.
Correct : You are not only to study hard but also to get many experiences.
Incorrect: The objective is not to identify the problem but also to solve it.
Correct : The objective is not only to identify the problem but also to solve it.