How to use EITHER?



How to use EITHER? :



either : (pronoun) one or the other of the two

1. There are coffee and tea. You can have either.
2. Take either of the books.

Usage : When either and neither are used as pronouns and followed by plural noun, they usually take a singular verb in formal writing.

1. Is either of the plants in operation yet?
2. Is neither of the plants in operation yet?

But in speech and informal writing, a plural verb is usually used.

1. Are either of the teams coming to play this time?
2. Are neither of the teams coming to play this time?

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