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Heidi
Are these the same?He is both a singer and an actor./He’s not only a singer but also an actor Thanks
Sep 16, 2019 1:45 PM
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Yes, the mean the same thing. The second one is different only in that it suggests that (i) the listener already knows that he is a singer, but (ii) the listener may be surprised to learn that he is also an actor. The first one is more neutral, and does not make that suggestion.
September 16, 2019
Heidi
Language Skills
Chinese (Mandarin), English
Learning Language
English