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    #1

    Neither / Nor

    Hi
    Please help me, Which one is correct and more pertinent ?
    1) I couldn't find Sarra, nor did I know where she had gone.

    2) I couldn't find Sarra, neither did I know where she had gone.

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    Last edited by charizma; 12-May-2015 at 08:33.

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    #2

    Re: Neither / Nor

    #1 works for me.

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    #3

    Re: Neither / Nor

    charizma, no sentence is correct without a final punctuation mark.

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    Re: Neither / Nor

    And note that "Sarra" might be a standard name where you live, but it's not a recognisable English name. Similarly-spelt English names are Sara, Sarah and Zara.
    Remember - if you don't use correct capitalisation, punctuation and spacing, anything you write will be incorrect.

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    #5

    Re: Neither / Nor

    Quote Originally Posted by emsr2d2 View Post
    And note that "Sarra" might be a standard name where you live, but it's not a recognisable English name. Similarly-spelt English names are Sara, Sarah and Zara.
    Never mind. It is an Arabic name. It is not our problem here

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    #6

    Re: Neither / Nor

    You can say "I couldn't find Sarra. Neither did I know where she had gone." But that has to be two sentences.

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    #7

    Re: Neither / Nor

    Quote Originally Posted by emsr2d2 View Post
    And note that "Sarra" might be a standard name where you live, but it's not a recognisable English name. Similarly-spelt English names are Sara, Sarah and Zara.
    There are people in England named "Zara"?

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    #8

    Re: Neither / Nor

    The Queen's granddaughter, for one. [Click]

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    #9

    Re: Neither / Nor

    Is that a ye olde traditional spelling or a modern aberration?

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    #10

    Re: Neither / Nor

    One of our previous Prime Minister's wife's name was Zara.
    http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Zara_Bate

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