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    Wich is the meaning of ''nor''? Has this word anything in common with ''either'' ?Thank you.

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    Re: nor

    Hi Carmenn

    Take the following example:

    Neither contestant nor his sponsor was willing to attend the lecture.

    Both neither and nor make up the correlative conjunction. Alone 'neither' is an adjective and 'nor' is a coordinating conjunction.

    bianca


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    Thanks bianca.Got it now

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