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    Will17 is offline Senior Member
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    Cool neither in French nor in English

    Hello!

    Is the use of the second "in" correct here, please?

    -I can't find the word I want to say, neither in French nor in English!

    Thank you
    Will

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    Default Re: neither in French nor in English

    Yes.

    Other examples:

    How to obtain a police certificate
    If the original certificate is neither in English nor in French, submit both the certificate and the original copy of a translation prepared by an accredited translator with your application.

    http://www.lebanonconsulatela.org/CS/Citizenship.html
    The wife’s birth certificate (translated to Arabic in case it is neither in English nor in French).

    http://las.sagepub.com/content/11/2/65.short
    To examine the possibility that the different linguistic background of speakers of English and German might influence the amount of attention they devote to spectral form and duration, English and German subjects were presented with a test in which they had to discriminate a pair of back, unrounded vowels, [ ] and [ :], that occur neither in English nor in German.
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    Default Re: neither in French nor in English

    Quote Originally Posted by Will17 View Post
    Hello!

    Is the use of the second "in" correct here, please?

    -I can't find the word I want to say, neither in French nor in English!

    Thank you
    Will
    Yes, in is correct.

    However, you should use "either ... or", because you already have a negative in the first part.

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