Using Both and, Either or, Neither nor

Using Both and, Either or, Neither nor in english;

Using Both and, Either or, Neither nor in English

Using Both … and in English and Example Sentences;

Both … and refers to two things or people together. It is always considered plural in a sentence.

Example Sentences;

  • You can be bothmother andbusiness woman.
  • BothAlice andSusan have to comply with the rules.
  • I used to like playing bothfootball andbasketball when I was young.


Using Either… or in English and Example Sentences;

Either… or is a correlative conjunction. We use either … or for connect things which are the same types, phrases, clauses or words.

Example Sentences;

  • EitherMark orSamuel will go.
  • You can eithercome with me now orwalk home.
  • They don’t have enough time. They can eitherhave breakfast or have a shower.
  • You can eithercall me at home orthe office.

Using Neither… nor in English and Example Sentences;

This structure, “neither … nor”, is used to connect the same kind of word or phrase in the sentence. Neither  makes a negative statement about two people or things.

Example Sentences;

  • NeitherMark nor his wife is very tall.
  • My sisterneitherdrinks nor smokes.
  • Neithermy friends nor the bookstore has the book.
  • Neitherthe employees northe boss was at work.