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    aysaa is offline Senior Member
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    I both

    Hello,

    1.Both he and I are majoring in business.

    2. Both I and he are majoring in business.


    1. Neither he nor I am majoing in business.

    2. Neither I nor he is majoing in business.



    I would like to know if we can use the second sentences instead of the ones?
    Thanks.

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    Re: I both

    'Both he and I are majoring in business.'

    'Neither he nor I is majoring in business.'

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    Re: I both

    I think you will hear a lot of people use the "Neither he nor I am..." construction as well.
    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.

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