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    #1

    all/any/none; both/either/neither

    1.
    John: Which would you like: tea or coffee?
    Mary: __________________.
    (A) Both (B) Either (C) Neither
    All the above options are correct, aren't they?
    2.
    John: Which would you like: milk, tea or coffee?
    Mary: __________________.
    (A) All (B) Any (C) None
    All the above options are correct, aren't they?
    I need native speakers' help.

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    #2

    Re: all/any/none; both/either/neither

    No, they are not. The (A) responses are very unlikely.

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    Re: all/any/none; both/either/neither

    Do you mean that the (A) responses are grammatically correct but pragmatically very unlikely?
    I need native speakers' help.

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    Re: all/any/none; both/either/neither

    Yes. It is very unlikley that a person would request tea AND coffee, or tea, coffee, AND milk.

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