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    Tan Elaine is offline Key Member
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    My best friend, Janet, does not know who her mother is. My next-door neighbour, Peter, doesn't know who his mother is.

    How do I join the two sentences with 'Neither'?

    Neither my best friend, Janet nor my next-door neighbour, Peter, knows who his mother is. OR

    Neither my best friend, Janet nor my next-door neighbour, Peter, know who their mothers are.

    Is neither sentence is correct, what is the correct way to do so?

    Thanks.

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    'Neither my best friend, Janet, nor my next-door neighbour, Peter, knows who their mothers are.'

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