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    I don't love her and/or him

    Hi,

    Let's say that I love neither my mom and my father. And I say that to my sister:

    1- I don't love her and him.
    2- I don't love her or him.
    3- I don't love either her or him.

    I think the best one is number 3 and I also think that sentence 2 may be OK informally. But I cannot make sure of the first one. Could you please tell me which one grammatically OK?

    Thanks.

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    Re: I don't love her and/or him

    I agree with you. But context might change whether 3 was better than 2.
    Better would be "I don't love either of them."

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    #3

    Re: I don't love her and/or him

    1 No
    2 Maybe
    3 Yes

    Can you find the errors in your post?

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    Re: I don't love her and/or him

    Quote Originally Posted by Raymott View Post
    Better would be "I don't love either of them."
    I don't love them would work too- it's unlikely that someone would come away with the impression that you only loved one of them.

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