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    Question usage of neither

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    Can you tell me whether singular and plural verb forms (is/are; was/were) are used for a sentence starting with 'neither' .

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    Default Re: usage of neither

    Quote Originally Posted by Unregistered View Post
    Dear Teacher
    Can you tell me whether singular and plural verb forms (is/are; was/were) are used for a sentence starting with 'neither' .
    If neither is followed by "of" both singular and plural forms are possible. Neither of them is married ( formal) Neither of them are married (informal).
    When we use neither with a singular verb we mean not one and not the other of two. Can we meet on Saturday or on Sunday? Neither day is convenient for me.

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