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  1. arintha's Avatar

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    which one is true?

    Morning, i just want to know which one is true?

    1. i cant neither swim nor run
    2. i can neither swim nor run

    thank you so much

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    Re: which one is true?

    Quote Originally Posted by arintha View Post
    Morning, i just want to know which one is true?

    1. i cant neither swim nor run
    2. i can neither swim nor run

    thank you so much



    Hi,
    The second sentence is the right one. "neither" is negative, so can't be used with another negative such as "cannot".
    It's worth knowing that, if you start your sentence with "Neither", then the modal verb and the subject get inverted:
    'Neither can I swim nor run.'

    Cheers.

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    Re: which one is true?

    waaa..thank you so much Mehrgan

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    Re: which one is true?

    Quote Originally Posted by arintha View Post

    Morning,

    I just want to know which one is correct.

    1. I can't neither swim nor run. Wrong.
    2. I can neither swim nor run. Right

    Thank you so much.
    Always capitalise I and the first word of a sentence.

    End a sentence with a full stop.

    Rover
    Last edited by Rover_KE; 12-Aug-2010 at 10:11.

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    Re: which one is true?

    ok thanks Rover.. I will improve my english especially at grammar..

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    Re: which one is true?

    Always capitalise "English" too!

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    Re: which one is true?

    [QUOTE=arintha;637118]

    Ok thanks Rover. I will improve my English , especially at grammar./QUOTE]

    And stop using double full stops. A single full stop will suffice.

    Rover

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