Parallelism is an error-type that anyone who has ever prepped for GMAT® Sentence Correction will know. It is a very popular error type with test-takers since it is easy to spot and eliminate incorrect answer options. 516 more words
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What is Parallel Structure?
Single words, multi-word phrases and clauses can be made parallel by ensuring each item is equal. Examples of parallel structure include multiple gerunds or –ing verbals that function as nouns, past participles, infinitive phrases (to be) and complete clauses that include a subject and predicate. 60 more words
Answer by Mike Mendis:
We use “not only … but also” when we want to say that two things are true, but one of those two things is less obviously true than the other, or when one of them is expected to be true but the other one is not generally expected to be true. 307 more words