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Adverbe à sens négatif

(rarely, not only, never again)

en tête d'énoncé,

suivi d'un auxiliaire / de be

 

 

GA / ADVnégatif + mod + Nsujet + BV + Nobjet

 

Not only could you save money...

 

 

 

 

GA / ADVnégatif + be + Nsujet + BV + -ing

 

Not only is the trade deficit continuing at a near-record level...

 

 

 

 

GA / ADVnégatif +  doauxiliaire + Nsujet + BV

 

Rarely do the monsters of history have

to account for their crimes.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Rarely do the monsters of history have to account for their crimes.

    Captured: Saddam must now answer for crimes against humanity,
    T, Comment, p. 19, 15.12.2003.

 

 

 

 

 

Not only is the trade deficit continuing at a near-record level

but unemployment - after falling for 10 years

since its 1993 peak of 3 million -

suddenly turned sharply upwards.

    The job-market puzzle: It is time to stop the slowdown, GI, p. 13, 16.6.2003.

 

 

 

 

 

Not only could you save money

when you make a balance transfer or use your credit card to shop,

you could comfortably plan and manage your finances too

- as we've fixed our rate for five years!

    The cooperative bank, ad,T, p. 6, 5.4.2003.

 

 

 

 

 

A century ago, in 1903, gasoline-powered Oldsmobiles

shouldered past steam-powered Locomobiles

to become America's top-selling brand.

Never again would electric or steam cars rule the road.

    Hybrid Autos Are Moving Beyond the Novelty Stage, NYT/Le Monde, p. 7, 9/10.2.2003.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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