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    How can I use ' neither' as demonstrative pronoun. Please give some examples. Thank you.

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    How can I use ' neither' as demonstrative pronoun? Please give some examples. Thank you.

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    I am not a proffesional teacher but I practice English as a self development. Here 'neither' usually used as conjuction can be used as pronoun. Example: We invited both the husband and wife to our dinner but neither can come.

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    Quote Originally Posted by wency View Post
    How can I use ' neither' as demonstrative pronoun? Please give some examples. Thank you.
    I have two sisters .Neither is married.

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    Wency, can you explain to me first what a 'demonstrative pronoun' is?

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    Quote Originally Posted by rj1948 View Post
    I have two sisters .Neither is married.
    May I say so that "neither" would play an opposite role to "both? (Example: I have two sisters. Both are married)


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    Wency, can you explain to me first what a 'demonstrative pronoun' is?

    I guess demonstrative pronouns are more related to words like "that" or "this".

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    Quote Originally Posted by Borovac View Post
    Is it possible to say so that "neither" would play the oposite role of "both"? (Example: I have two sisters. Both are married."
    I have two sisters .Neither is married.NEITHER should be used only where two persons ,things or two groups are concerned .Both Smith and Jones were invited,but neither has accepted.In case of groups -plural verb.
    NEITHER TAKES EACH OF THE TWO SEPERATELY,NOT TOGETHER.

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