Definition of 'not only'
Example sentences containing 'not only'
Times, Sunday Times (2013)
The transition from agrarian to technological society always leads not only to progress but also to losses.The Times Literary Supplement (2012) Times, Sunday Times (2006) Times, Sunday Times (2008)
This process is not only true within literature.Christianity Today (2000) Times, Sunday Times (2011) Times, Sunday Times (2016) The Collins History of the World in the 20th Century (1994) Times, Sunday Times (2012)
They contained not only cells but also all the facilities which were needed for a constructive existence.The Prisons We Deserve (1994)
Employers need to know that doing this is not only against the law but also does not make business sense.Times, Sunday Times (2008) The Sun (2012) Times, Sunday Times (2007)
In this particular case, the children have not only learned something about measurement but about the process of hypothesis testing.The Developing Child (7th edn.) (1995)
It simply means that not only will she greet your suggestion with enthusiasm, she probably has a volunteer lined up already.Times, Sunday Times (2008)
To have something that not only was really cool and strange but also upset your parents - all the boxes were ticked!Times, Sunday Times (2013)
The most important thing is that if you enjoy doing something you not only get pleasure yourself, you give others pleasure.Times, Sunday Times (2009)
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