to interfere and to interfere either

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Here a little bit Everyday-English. (At least I hope that this is the case with my sentences presented here.)
Can I say these in English?
But I also don't want to interfere.
But I don't want to interfere either.
 

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As you will have seen from one of your other threads, it's best not to start a sentence with a conjunction, especially while you're still a learner. Please make longer sentences using these phrases and give us some context.
 

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Okay. Two of my friends get into a fight.
Well, I don't want to interfere and keep my neutrality.
So I say to each of them the following.
But I also don't want to interfere.
But I don't want to interfere either.
 

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Okay. Two of my friends get into a fight.
Well, I don't want to interfere and keep my neutrality.
So I say to each of them the following.
But I also don't want to interfere.
But I don't want to interfere either.
What did you say before these sentences? You can only begin a sentence with a conjunction if it refers to something said previously.
 

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This is of course a very good explanation!
Since I hadn't thought about it at all and the described situation is also purely hypothetical, I leave out the "but" for the time being.

I just say to my friends one of these sentences.
I also don't want to interfere.
I don't want to interfere either.

Let me add a little something. In German, this "but = aber" is so common in everyday language that you really don't think about it. This also goes for "and = und". Of course, the situation looks different in written German. But every language has its peculiarities.
 

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You could say one of those sentences if someone had already said they didn't want to interfere.
 

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You can say:
"I don't like to see them fighting, but I also don't want to interfere."
"I don't like to see them fighting, but I don't want to interfere either."
 

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Okay. Two of my friends get into a fight.
Well, I don't want to interfere and keep my neutrality.

I don't want to take sides would work better.
 
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