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Thread: Either...or

  1. Anonymous
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    Either...or

    I understand how to use "either...or", but this sentence puzzled me:

    - I want to travel abroad as an exchange student, but I donīt know if I will go either to the USA or to England.

    Is the use pf either/or correct?


    (I myself think the either isnīt correct in this case. It should be: and I will go either to the USA or to England, but not "I donīt know if I will go either...) What do you think?

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    I think it unnecessary. Your versions are better than this one.

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    Re: Either...or

    Quote Originally Posted by APRL
    I understand how to use "either...or", but this sentence puzzled me:

    - I want to travel abroad as an exchange student, but I donīt know if I will go either to the USA or to England.

    Is the use pf either/or correct?


    (I myself think the either isnīt correct in this case. It should be: and I will go either to the USA or to England, but not "I donīt know if I will go either...) What do you think?
    I agree with you. As it is written, the choice is not between England and the US, it is between those two and somewhere else. :wink:

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