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    Correct use of 'neither','nor' ?

    I know that " I fear neither snakes nor wasps." is correct.
    But can I say " I don't fear snakes nor wasps." ? Must 'neither' always be paired with 'nor' ? Please explain

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    Re: Correct use of 'neither','nor' ?

    http://www.oxfordlearnersdictionarie...on/english/nor
    According to it, both 'neither… nor…' and 'not… nor…' are possible.
    But I would say 'I don't fear snakes and wasps' instead.

    I am not a teacher nor a native speaker of English.

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    Re: Correct use of 'neither','nor' ?

    I would say "I don't fear snakes or wasps."

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