no solo ... sino también ...

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Usage note
This phrase may also be spelled "no sólo ... sino también ... .”
no solo ... sino también ...(
noh
 
soh
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loh
 
nee
 
see
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noh
 
tahm
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byehn
 
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A phrase is a group of words commonly used together (e.g once upon a time).
phrase
1. (general)
a. not only ... but also ...
El líder de la oposición dijo que el proyecto de ley no solo es inmoral sino también posiblemente inconstitucional.The opposition leader said the bill is not only morally wrong but also possibly unconstitutional.
b. not only ... but ...
Germán es no solo muy guapo sino también inmensamente rico.German is not only very handsome but immensely rich.
c. not only ... but ... too
Yo no solo era una inmigrante sino también una indocumentada.Not only was I an immigrant but an illegal alien too.
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