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Both, Either, Neither, Nor and So

ExpressionExample
both … and …I like both cats and dogs.
soJane likes cats. So do I.
not … eitherJane doesn't like cats. I don't like cats either.
either … or …Jane either has a cat or a dog.
neither/norJane doesn't like cats. Neither do I./Nor do I.
neither … nor …I like neither cats nor dogs.

Exercise

Find out why some parents think that their teenage sons or daughters have a lot in common with cats. (Don't take it too seriously, though.) ;o)

  1. cats teenagers turn their heads when you call them.
  2. You would hardly ever see a cat walking outside of the house with its master. would you see a teenager in public with his or her parents very often.
  3. A cat doesn't share your taste in music. A teenager doesn't
  4. cats teenagers can lie on the sofa for hours on end without moving.
  5. Cats expect you to prepare the food for them. do teenagers.
  6. If you tell a joke, your cat your teen will laugh about it.
  7. If you make a sudden move in their direction, cats teenagers get frightened.
  8. Cats do not improve your furniture. Teenagers don't
  9. Cats roam outside and often come home very late at night. do teenagers.
  10. Conclusion: no matter if you have a cat a teenager at home - it's all the same.


Changed: 10th Dec 2010 19:36

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