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    a "Neither-Nor" promblem

    Hey everyone.
    I am composing an email and I have a problem. Is the statement below grammatically correct?

    "Since then, neither my application status has changed, nor have I received any response to my emails regarding my application."

    Then, if this not the true form, could you please correct it?
    Thanks.
    Last edited by Neutrino; 21-Sep-2010 at 11:31.

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    Re: a "Neither-Nor" promblem

    Quote Originally Posted by Neutrino View Post
    Hey everyone.
    I am composing an email and I have a problem. Is the statement below grammatically correct?

    "Since then, neither my application status has changed, nor have I received any response to my emails regarding my application."

    Then, if this not the true form, could you please correct it?
    Thanks.
    Nearly, though - all the words are right, but one is out of place!

    "Since then, neither has my application status changed, nor have I received any response to my emails regarding my application."

    You could also say "Since then, while my application status has not changed, I have received no response to my emails."

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    Re: a "Neither-Nor" promblem

    Quote Originally Posted by Neutrino View Post
    Hey everyone.
    I am composing an email and I have a problem. Is the statement below grammatically correct?

    "Since then, neither my application status has changed, nor have I received any response to my emails regarding my application."

    Then, if this not the true form, could you please correct it?
    Thanks.
    Nearly, though - all the words are right, but one is out of place!

    "Since then, neither has my application status changed, nor have I received any response to my emails regarding my application."

    You could also say "Since then, while my application status has not changed, I have received no response to my emails*."

    b

    PS *I think you can probably drop the 'concerning my application', as I imagine the email's addressed to someone who deals with nothing else (at this time of year).

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