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Either and Neither 

How to use either and neither in a conversation without getting confused.
 
The first thing is to know the basic difference between the two for better understanding.
 
Basically, either is used to offer a choice between two possibilities. Whereas, neither is similar to not or nor. It excludes an idea or option.
  • We should bring either wine or beer. (Here the speaker is making a choice between wine and beer.
  • He speaks neither Spanish nor Chinese.
This denotes that the speaker is talking about a third person who can not speak Spanish or Chinese.
 
Either can also be used to denote possibilities.
  • I don’t think either Rob or Laura will be there.
Neither can also be used to start a sentence or answer a question.
  • Neither one of them is ready.
Either is used when the verb is in the negative.
  • He doesn’t want either of those dishes.
Remember that neither is used to exclude an idea, object, or opinion.
  • We can go to either of them.
  • I don’t think they have been to either of the museums yet.
  • I neither asked nor she told me.

Negative agreement

I don’t like to ski.
  • Me neither.
  • I don’t either.
  • Neither do I.
I can’t swim.
  • Me neither.
  • I can’t either.
  • Neither can I.
I don’t have a car.
  • Me neither.
  • I don’t either.
  • Neither do I.
I haven’t seen that movie.
  • Me neither.
  • I haven’t either.
  • Neither have I.
John can’t have gluten.
  • Me neither.
  • I can’t either.
  • Neither can I.
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