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"My older sister is not only smart, but also pretty."

Translation:我的姐姐不但聪明,而且漂亮。

December 18, 2017

6 Comments


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/RMayall

It should be accepted without the 的


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/walty

This is especially the case with family members. Using 的 actually would be considered too formal.


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Mtyx.

i think ..."而且很漂亮" should also be correct. Youdao dictionary lists many examples with 很 between 而且 and 漂亮。


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Chris349250

Shouldn't it be acceptable for 不但 to be at the front of the sentence?

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