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is this sentence gram. correct?


For example, the genocide in Darfur shows not only history repeats itself when unacknowledged, but also progress is at a standstill if we refuse to resolve our conflicts.

should i have a THAT before the not only and after the shows?

  • grammar -

    Yes. The sentence would be smoother with THAT.

  • grammar -

    Yes.

    For example, the genocide in Darfur shows not only that history repeats itself when unacknowledged, but also that progress is at a standstill if we refuse to resolve our conflicts.

  • grammar -

    If you wished to you could say:
    1) the genocide in Darfur shows that not only

    or

    2) the genocide in Darfur shows not only that h istory...

    Sra

  • grammar -

    writeacher do i have to write two that can i just write one before the not only?

  • grammar -

    It's better with BOTH that Writeacher wrote.

    Sra

  • grammar -

    Yes, for parallel construction purposes.

    http://grammar.ccc.commnet.edu/grammar/parallelism.htm

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