Not only did + but also

Point 83 in PAST is defined as:

 ‘NOT ONLY … BUT ALSO’ the inverted form of the past simple with auxiliary ‘do’

*Note that any type of inversion with ‘not only but also’ is C1.

Our example:

  Sportskeeda
Nikita Mazepin had F1’s shortest debut in two decades
Not only did this affect his reputation with the fans, but also hurt his relations with the other drivers on the grid .


A search in iWeb for:

not only did * *

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