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    smelvanzq is offline Member
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    Default Nor and or

    Hello! Good day! I have a question in this sentence
    Matter cannot be created nor destroyed
    Why nor is used here? Does or cannot be used here?
    Pls give me some examples using or and nor in sentences without either and niether.
    thank you so much teacher!

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    Default Re: Nor and or

    I would use it this way:
    Matter can neither be created nor destroyed.
    Matter cannot be created or destroyed.
    You example sounds strange to me too.

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    I have just read it in an educational leaflet.
    Thank you so much!

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