View Poll Results: It was very hard. ___, they finally managed to do it.

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  • Nevertheless

    1,640 56.87%
  • Nonetheless

    783 27.15%
  • Either

    461 15.98%
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    #11
    Hi and thanks for the warm welcome :)


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    #12

    Re: Nevertheless\Nonetheless

    theyre the same arent they?

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    #13

    Re: Nevertheless\Nonetheless

    Yes, they are.

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    #14

    Re: Nevertheless\Nonetheless

    Quote Originally Posted by RonBee
    "Either" means "Nethertheless" or "Nonetheless". In other words, choose one or the other. They are equally valid. If your choice is based on which is correct to use then "Either" is definitely the right choice.
    :)
    Yes, I agree with Tdol both have the same meaning and are used in formal communication. Perhaps "nevertheless" has a higher usage frequency than "nonetheless". Another difference has to do with word order. "Nonethless" can occur in final position as in: The texts are old but a lot of people are interested, nonethless.

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    #15

    Re: Nevertheless\Nonetheless

    Hello!

    Well, I thought the right answer was "nevertheless", because It'doesn't sound good, 'nonetheless", , anyway, you know better the same meaning of this two words..

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    #16

    lay down or lie down?

    Hi everyone, This is Ali here, I'm a newbie and joined this website/forum just now, and boom! I already have a question.

    I've heard americans say, 'I'm going to lay down' where as it should be 'I'm going to lie down'. I understand it might be simply a colloquial way of saying it, but it sounds so ridiculous as if they have never been to school. why so much ignorance?

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    Re: lay down or lie down?

    Ali, you made me laugh out loud here! I was aware of the colloquial use or maybe wrong use of lay and lie, but to ask it the way you just have was hilarious!hehehe

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    #18

    Re: lay down or lie down?

    Quote Originally Posted by alijawed View Post
    Hi everyone, This is Ali here, I'm a newbie and joined this website/forum just now, and boom! I already have a question.

    I've heard americans say, 'I'm going to lay down' where as it should be 'I'm going to lie down'. I understand it might be simply a colloquial way of saying it, but it sounds so ridiculous as if they have never been to school. why so much ignorance?
    Ignorance might be a bit harsh. Hardly anyone is perfect in English. For example, some people don't capitalize Americans or the first word of every sentence.

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    Re: lay down or lie down?

    The 'lay down' usage is also found in some regions in the UK.

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    #20

    Re: lay down or lie down?

    Quote Originally Posted by Tdol View Post
    The 'lay down' usage is also found in some regions in the UK.
    It is very common in the Midwest US. It took me years to correct the habit and I still slip at times. Is there a 12-step program for this?

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