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    either

    Example:
    Statistical evaluation of RET SNPs did not reveal significant differences between the control group and all patients, either between males and females with respect to frequency of polymorphisms.

    In a negative sentence with "positive" verb "neither - nor" is used , but if I want to use "did not reveal", is "either" possible to use? Is it true?

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    Re: either

    It needs to say "nor" there.

    It did not show this, nor did it show that.

    However, the second part leaves out the "did it show" - it's understood.

    The meaning is not at all clear when you change it to "either."

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