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We normally say;
"I've never been either to England or to America"
I wonder if it is possible to say
"I've never been to either England or America"
Last edited by wotcha; 31-Jan-2012 at 20:52.
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I'm not sure I would use "either" there.
I've never been to England or America.
I haven't been to England or America.
I have been to neither England nor America.
My most natural choice is "I've never been to either X or Y."
I'm not a teacher, but I write for a living. Please don't ask me about 2nd conditionals, but I'm a safe bet for what reads well in (American) English.
However, I may just add that the original sentence I've never been to either England or America sounds perfect to me. Sometimes people talk without necessarily having to answer a question, in which case one may have to add England or America to make a statement clear.
Hope you can see where I'm coming from.
Last edited by shannico; 31-Jan-2012 at 20:18. Reason: added original sentence