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Either

It can be used only when it refers to the one of two (if there are more things than two, 'any' should be used).

After it we use a singular form of a verb, e.g.

Either one suits me.

However, if we use either...or to connect two words and one of them is in plural, then the verb also needs to be in the plural form, e.g.

Either John or his friends are wrong.

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2011-07-20 14:04:49
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2012-04-22 17:05:59
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2012-05-10 10:40:05
now type your name wrote:
i want to add..( using either..or in a sentence is just refer the verb to the nearest subject. if the nearest subject is singular the verb must be singular..
ex.. either my brother or my sister writes a note
if the nearest subject is plural then the verb must also be plural
ex... either nora or pupils write a note

2012-05-15 17:53:36
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2012-06-12 22:09:10
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Thank you for all your help.Sometimes I hear on TV announcers: If I was you... or If I were you...I am confused.Could you please be so kind and explain when to use was or were?
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2012-06-20 19:57:33
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2012-08-22 20:11:40
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2012-12-30 07:13:21
Srilal wrote:
About either: eg Either his friends or John is wrong.

Please let me know the above statement write or wrong.
Thanks
Lal