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As well as has a similar meaning to not only --- but also.

Note that as well as introduces information which is already known to the listener/ reader; the rest of the sentence gives new information.

Verbs after as well as

When we put a verb after as well as, we most often use the -ing form.

If there is an infinitive in the main clause, an infinitive without to is possible after as well as.


It is possible to connect two subjects with as well as. If the first subject is singular, the verb is usually singular.

But note that this is not a common structure. It is more normal to put as well as after the main clause. This almost always happens with pronoun subjects.

See Also

Joining two sentences using as well as
As, since, because and for
A lot of, lots of, plenty of, a great deal of
Below and under
Above and over
Both and both of
As if and as though
Fairly, quite, pretty and rather
Finally, at last, in the end and at the end
No and none

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