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    Verb conjugation with "не.. а..."

    Does the verb decline according to the first subject or the second subject of the "не.. а.." sentence.

    "позвонил не он, а она" or is it "позвонила"?
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    Re: Verb conjugation with "не.. а..."

    "Позвонил не он, а она" is okay. "Позвонила не он" sounds funny and is wrong.
    In Russian, all nationalities and their corresponding languages start with a lower-case letter.

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