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    #1

    Nor and didn't

    "This claim didn't get processed nor denied". Is it correct? I would like to know whether we can use nor without neither?

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    #2

    Re: Nor and didn't

    No.

    This claim wasn't processed or denied.
    This claim didn't get processed or denied.
    This claim was neither processed nor denied.
    Remember - if you don't use correct capitalisation, punctuation and spacing, anything you write will be incorrect.

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    #3

    Re: Nor and didn't

    So nor can not be used without neither.

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    #4

    Re: Nor and didn't

    They tend to go together. This doesn't mean that you will never see nor without neither, but in many cases it would not wok.
    Last edited by Tdol; 12-Jun-2015 at 14:37.

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    #5

    Re: Nor and didn't

    One can use "nor" without "neither".

    She was not at the office; nor was she at home.

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