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either vs neither

February 08, 2017
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Either can be used in different parts of speech such as: a conjunction, an adjective, a pronoun or an adverb. As a pronoun conjunction or an adjective 'either' means one or the other. For example: a. You can take either car to the movie tonight. (Adjective) b. Either one of the candidates would make a fine president. (Pronoun) c. This is a list of people who gave either money or time during the campaign. (Conjunction) - As an adverb ‘either’ means ‘likewise’. If you aren’t going to the show tonight, I won’t either. Neither can also be used as four distinct parts of speech: adjective, pronoun, conjunction, and adverb. As a pronoun conjunction or an adjective ‘neither’ means ‘not one or the other’. For example: a. I’m not sure. Neither shirt fits me very well. (Adjective) b. Neither of the speakers has arrived yet. (Pronoun) c. After the fight, he neither called nor wrote. (Conjunction) - As an adverb ‘neither’ means ‘similarly not; also not. If you don’t want to go to the concert, neither do I. (Adverb)
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either vs neither
Either can be used in different parts of speech such as: a conjunction, an adjective, a pronoun or an adverb. As a pronoun conjunction or an adjective 'either' means one or the other. For example: a. You can take either car to the movie tonight. (Adjective) b. Either one of the candidates would make a fine president. (Pronoun) c. This is a list of people who gave either money or time during the campaign. (Conjunction) - As an adverb ‘either’ means ‘likewise’. If you aren’t going to the show tonight, I won’t either. Neither can also be used as four distinct parts of speech: adjective, pronoun, conjunction, and adverb. As a pronoun conjunction or an adjective ‘neither’ means ‘not one or the other’. For example: a. I’m not sure. Neither shirt fits me very well. (Adjective) b. Neither of the speakers has arrived yet. (Pronoun) c. After the fight, he neither called nor wrote. (Conjunction) - As an adverb ‘neither’ means ‘similarly not; also not. If you don’t want to go to the concert, neither do I. (Adverb)

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