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neither ... nor ...

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishneither ... nor ...neither ... nor ...BOTHused when mentioning two things that are not true or possible Neither Oleg’s mother nor his father spoke English. The equipment is neither accurate nor safe.GRAMMAR: NegativesAfter neither, use nor: Neither he nor his wife enjoyed the vacation.Most of them neither know nor care how it works. Don’t say: Neither he or his wife ... | Most of them neither know or care ... neither
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neither ... nor ...It is neither an obsession nor a projection of his mind, although it certainly does compel him.I am neither a bailiff nor a tax-collector.The party and its leaders were defended neither by white nor blue-collar workers nor kolkhoz farmers.It was an incredible year, one in which the Suns were neither lucky nor good.In all that time he had neither moved nor shown any interest in the rescue attempt.Once they had got over the first shock, neither Bridget nor Tracey seemed able to take her story entirely seriously.I neither can, nor wish to, exclude the media from these proceedings.
neither ... nor ...neither ... nor ...BOTHused when mentioning two things that are not true or do not happen He can neither read nor write (=he cannot read or write). Hilary was neither shocked nor surprised by the news. Neither Matt nor Julie said anything. nor
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neither ... nor ...It is neither an obsession nor a projection of his mind, although it certainly does compel him.I am neither a bailiff nor a tax-collector.The party and its leaders were defended neither by white nor blue-collar workers nor kolkhoz farmers.It was an incredible year, one in which the Suns were neither lucky nor good.In all that time he had neither moved nor shown any interest in the rescue attempt.Once they had got over the first shock, neither Bridget nor Tracey seemed able to take her story entirely seriously.I neither can, nor wish to, exclude the media from these proceedings.
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