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    pick only one item

    if we want to pick one item between two : we would say either A or B

    if we want to pick one among three, which one of the following is correct?

    1) either A or B or C

    2) A or B or C

    3) any other way you, please suggest..

    please help!

    Thanks!

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    Re: pick only one item

    Quote Originally Posted by kiranlegend View Post
    if we want to pick one item between two : we would say either A or B

    if we want to pick one among three, which one of the following is correct?

    1) either A or B or C

    2) A or B or C

    3) any other way you, please suggest..

    please help!

    Thanks!
    "Choose either A, B, or C!" "Your choices are A, B, or C!"

    Cheers,
    Amigo

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    Re: pick only one item

    Choose one from A, B and C. Either means 'one out of two'.

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    Re: pick only one item

    Quote Originally Posted by tedtmc View Post
    Choose one from A, B and C. Either means 'one out of two'.
    Thanks for catching my slip, tedtmc! It's later than I thought!

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    Re: pick only one item

    oh, can't we use the conjunction 'OR' in anyway in the above sentence?

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