WORD CHOICE: WORD CHOICE: none, neitherUse none to talk about a group of three or more things or people• None of my friends came.To talk about two things or people, use neither• Neither of my parents wanted me to marry him.GRAMMARnone ofcan be followed by a plural noun or an uncountable noun• None of these diets worked.• None of the money was missing.neither of is followed by a plural noun• Neither of the rooms was free.After the plural noun, you can use a plural or singular verb. You should use a singular verb in formal writing• None of us care OR cares what happens to him. • None of us is able to escape the consequences of our actions.!! Do not use another negative word (eg 'not') with none• We got 3 points and they got none (NOT they didn't get none). • I didn't want any of them (NOT I didn't want none of them). ➔ See alsonone
Definition from the Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English Advanced Learner's Dictionary.