How do you use neither/nor in a sentence?
How do you use neither/nor in a sentence?
- He can neither speak nor write English.
- He neither ate the cake himself nor allowed others to eat it.
- You should neither meet him nor talk to him.
- She has neither eaten anything nor slept in two days.
- The old woman can neither walk nor talk.
- She is neither beautiful nor intelligent.
How do you use neither/nor and either or?
You can choose either cereal or toast for your breakfast. My friend’s car is neither green nor brown. Either is used in the affirmative sense, when you’re presenting possibilities that are both true or valid. Neither is used in the negative sense, when you’re presenting things that aren’t true or valid.
How can I start a sentence with neither?
Explanation: Neither doesn’t really work at the start of that sentence, I think it would have to be “The toddler would neither give up the toy nor come inside”. But you could use neither at the start if it were “Neither toddler would give up the toy.” as in there are multiple toddlers. It’s fine to use Neither…
What is the example of neither?
Neither means not one or the other of two things. An example of neither is when Jim did not go to the party and Sally did not go to the party.
How do you use neither example?
Some other examples of neither being used correctly are: We have two dogs, neither one can sit. Jenny didn’t go to the park, neither did Jane. Neither Ben nor Max will talk to the other.
When should I use neither?
Alone: either means “one of the two”; neither means “none of the two.” Use a singular verb.
Which is correct neither of us is or neither of us are?
Informal: Neither of us is / are correct. Formal: Neither of us is correct. Informal: Neither of them is / are wrong.
Which is correct neither of us are capable of winning or neither of us is capable of winning?
The subject is “neither,” which is singular: “neither this nor that, but not both.” So the singular form “is” is correct. If, instead, you had said “both,” as in “both of us _____ capable of winning,” the plural form “are” would be correct, because “both” is plural.
Which is correct None of us is perfect or none of us are perfect?
Both forms would be correct. I prefer “None of us are perfect” as “us” is plural form. While the word none can be either singular or plural, you need to examine meaning behind the whole phrase. Because you are using the word ‘us’, which is plural, the more grammatically correct answer would be “none of us are perfect”.
What is the meaning of neither am I?
1. “Me neither” is applicable to any negative situation (I don’t/won’t/can’t/haven’t/etc.). ” Neither am I” only works when the other person is using “to be” in some way. –
What is the difference between neither am I and neither do I?
Same meaning, but they don’t function the same and they cannot be used in the same contexts. Neither do I can only be used with verbs that can take do as an auxiliary. Me neither can be used in almost any context.
What means so do I?
—used to express that one feels the same way “I wish I had a coffee right now.” “So do I.”
Do you say me either or neither?
Neither is grammatically correct. Both indicate agreement in response to something said by another speaker. “Me neither” indicates agreement with a negative statement; “me either” indicates agreement with a positive statement. “Me either” is almost exclusively an American expression.
Is it I cant wait either or neither?
Neither is the contraction of not either and has a slightly different meaning to either . It’s the old rule of “neither-nor and either-or”. Neither you nor I can wait. (You can’t wait and I can’t wait.)
What does either or mean?
(Entry 1 of 2) : an unavoidable choice or exclusive division between only two alternatives. either-or. adjective.
What’s the word for not caring either way?
without interest or concern; not caring; apathetic: his indifferent attitude toward the suffering of others. having no bias, prejudice, or preference; impartial; disinterested.
Can a sentence start with either?
Yes, of course, a sentence can start with “either.” “Either Goku or Vegeta won the fight in Dragon Ball Z.”
Is either ways correct?
“Both ways” means that there are two ways of doing something. Or there are two things to be considered. For example: “Both ways of going to the airport will be fast.” “Both ways of doing this project will lead you to a good result.” “Either way” is used with no ‘s’ at the end of way.
Is anyways a word?
Still, anyways is generally accepted only in colloquial speech or informal writing. It is synonymous with anyway, or it can mean “to any degree at all.” In a 2009 New York Times article, journalist Clyde Haberman used anyways. It is a word—a nonstandard, colloquial, informal word—that some people won’t like to see.
Can I say anyways?
The most common use of anyways is in colloquial speech or writing or informal dialogue. Anyway can be used in the same manner; anyways is considered more nonstandard.
What does but anyways mean?
1 : in any way whatever : anywise. 2 : in any case : without regard to other considerations : anyhow She knew it was dangerous, but she did it anyway.
What does anyways mean in text?
1 US, informal : anyhow, anyway. 2a archaic : anywise. b dialect : to any degree at all.