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    subhajit123 is offline Banned
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    Red face Neither... nor

    Are there any differences between these sentences?

    1- I neither did it, nor will do it.
    2- I neither did it, nor will I do it.
    3- Neither did I do it, nor will I do it.

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    Re: Neither... nor

    All three are possible. Of the three, I prefer the third. I would, however, say "I haven't done it, nor will I" or "I didn't do it, nor will I".
    Remember - if you don't use correct capitalisation, punctuation and spacing, anything you write will be incorrect.

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    Re: Neither... nor

    There isn't any difference.

    The second one is the most natural of the three.
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    Red face Re: Neither... nor

    Hi teachers, would it be also correct to say "I didn't do it or will do it"

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    Re: Neither... nor

    No. But you can say "I didn't do it or I will not do it either."
    Last edited by andrewg927; 06-Jul-2017 at 07:47. Reason: Fixing multiple errors

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    Re: Neither... nor

    "I didn't do it or will do it either."
    That's wrong, Andrew. See ems's version in post #2.

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    Re: Neither... nor

    Sorry, I meant to say "I will not do it either" and I saw ems' post and that was perfect but informally, "either" I think could be used.

    EDIT: I don't recommend using "either" in this case. I would just say that it's not flat out wrong in my opinion.
    Last edited by andrewg927; 06-Jul-2017 at 07:47. Reason: Fixing multiple errors

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