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Difference between Neither and Either



 
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Difference between Neither and Either #1 (permalink) Sun Aug 27, 2006 16:06 pm   Difference between Neither and Either
 

English Error, Elementary Level

ESL/EFL Test #17 "My Thoughts", question 7

What I find is that either I make a bad grammatical mistake also I pronounce the word the wrong way.

(a) either
(b) also
(c) way

English Error, Elementary Level

ESL/EFL Test #17 "My Thoughts", answer 7

What I find is that either I make a bad grammatical mistake or I pronounce the word the wrong way.

Correct entry: or
The error was: (b) also
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what the different neither and either?

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Either #2 (permalink) Sun Aug 27, 2006 17:11 pm   Either
 

Hi,

'Neither' is the negative form of 'either'. The two pairs are either ... or and neither ...nor.

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Either or Neither #3 (permalink) Fri Mar 05, 2010 22:36 pm   Either or Neither
 

Hi, I'm a new member. I have a question.

A: I don't have a car.
B: I don't either.

What else can I use? Me,either or Me,neither

Thnx a lot in advance :)
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Difference between Neither and Either #4 (permalink) Fri Mar 05, 2010 22:39 pm   Difference between Neither and Either
 

Me neither. Or 'Nor do I'.

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Difference between Neither and Either #5 (permalink) Fri Mar 05, 2010 22:43 pm   Difference between Neither and Either
 

Thanks a lot :-)

I have seen these sentences on a website and I thought I dont know the difference between them.

A: I don't like hamburgers. B: Me, either. or Neither do I.

A: I can't cook. B: Me, either. or Neither can I.
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Difference between Neither and Either #6 (permalink) Sat Mar 06, 2010 9:06 am   Difference between Neither and Either
 

Hi Adamant,

In conversation it is quite usual to say - me neither. The more literate form is - neither do I or neither can I.

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Difference between Neither and Either #7 (permalink) Sat Mar 06, 2010 11:31 am   Difference between Neither and Either
 

Thank you :)

I felt a bit confused when I read the sentences including 'Me,either'. I was expecting to see 'Me, neither'. That was why I asked the question above.
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Difference between Neither and Either #8 (permalink) Sat Mar 06, 2010 12:42 pm   Difference between Neither and Either
 

Hi,

Yes, you're right. The negative should be 'me neither'. The positive in conversation is 'me too'.

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Difference between Neither and Either #9 (permalink) Sat Mar 06, 2010 12:57 pm   Difference between Neither and Either
 

The incorrect "Me either" is heard quite often though, usually by children.
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