[Q&A] Can I use ばかりでなく instead of ばかりか?
Today I am going to share the Q&A quoted from my JLPT N3 course!
Sensei, for this sentence
can also use ばかりでなく？
or any deference?
*Not only was I late, I even forgot to do my homework.
ばかりか/ばかりでなく: not only.. but also
Yes, you can.
ばかりか and ばかりでなく can be switched if the sentence indicates the current state of affairs.
In detail, we don’t use volition, hope, commands, or appeals, after ～ばかりか.
Because ～ばかりか emphasizes the conclusion and doesn’t say anything about the future.
Remember this if you have room.
I hope my answer helps you. 😊
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I will teach you until you get it!
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