either vs or, neither vs nor :

either or or neither or nor

When making comparisons, “either” goes with “or” and “neither” with “nor”: “I want to buy either a new desktop computer or a laptop, but I have neither the cash nor the credit I need.”“Either” often gets misplaced in a sentence: “He either wanted to builda gambling casino or a convent” should be “He wanted to build either agambling casino or a convent.” In this example, both things are wanted, so “either” comes after the verb. But if the action is different in regard to the things compared, the “either” has to come before the verb: “He wanted either to build a casino or remodel a convent.” Here two different actions are being compared, so the “either” has to precede both actions.

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  • r  after a negative statement used as an intensive meaning something like `likewise' or `also'
    he isn't stupid, but he isn't exactly a genius either
    I don't know either
    if you don't order dessert I won't either
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No sweat for Phil Mickelson in first round at US Open. http://msn.foxsports.com/golf/story/phil-mickelson-us-open-first-round-marvel-merion-061313 Fox Sports 2013-06-14 02:36:06 yboss 4761 boarders SLIDESHOW: Philly Amateur Skateboarding Competition rolls into Ambler Skateboarders from all over the East Coast showed off their stuff as the Philly Amateur Skateboarding Competition rolled into Ambler June 1, taking over the Ambler Skate Plaza in the borough’s Knight Park. http://www.montgomerynews.com/articles/2013/06/12/ambler_gazette/news/doc51afe6e8f1cc4020420543.txt The Ambler Gazette 2013-06-12 06:00:29 yboss 4762 borders Jay Craven's 'Northern Borders' film debuts in NH Award-winning Vermont director Jay Craven will present his new film, 'Northern Borders,' whose cast includes Academy Award nominees Bruce Dern and Genevieve Bujold, at 7 p.m. Thursday, June 13, at The Barnstormers Theatre in Tamworth. http://www.unionleader.com/article/20130613/NEWHAMPSHIRE01/130619659&source=RSS New Hampshire Union Leader 2013-06-13 14:47:24 yboss 4763 borders European Pet Passport Lets Animals Travel To E.U. States Until this week, there had been a limit: Travelers could only take up to five pets across the borders. Now, thanks to a pet-loving member of the E.U. Parliament, those who prefer to travel with herds of animals are free to roam — as long as they're heading for a competition or sporting event. http://www.npr.org/2013/06/14/191553437/european-pet-passport-let-animals-travel-to-e-u-states?ft=1&f=3 NPR 2013-06-14 11:40:43 yboss 4764 borders Samsung opens new chapter for old Borders building by Gennady Sheyner Palo Alto's iconic Varsity Theatre building on University Avenue, most recently a home to Borders Books, will soon be transformed into an idea lab for Samsung. http://www.paloaltoonline.com/news/show_story.php?id=29937 Palo Alto Weekly 2013-06-12 14:49:28 yboss 4765 every so often Toro y Moi Turns Billie Holiday's 'My Man' Into a New Age Glitch-Hop Hit Every so often, Verve Records likes to give contemporary producers the keys to the castle, letting the mix-masters of the day imbue the jazz and soul hits of yore with new context. 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Is this to degrade men or make women feel better?" "To respond to the comments about the teachers.
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