also

[[t]ɔ͟ːlsoʊ[/t]]
1) ADV: ADV before v, ADV with cl/group You can use also to give more information about a person or thing, or to add another relevant fact.

It is the work of Ivor Roberts-Jones, who also produced the statue of Churchill in Parliament Square...

He is an asthmatic who was also anaemic three months ago...

She has a reputation for brilliance. Also, she is gorgeous.

2) ADV: ADV before v, ADV with group You can use also to indicate that something you have just said about one person or thing is true of another person or thing.

General Geichenko was a survivor. His father, also a top-ranking officer, had perished during the war...

This rule has also been applied in the case of a purchase of used tires and tubes...

Not only cancer, but also heart and lung disease are influenced by smoking.


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