He washes the clothes himself. PLACEMENT "Either" usually comes at the end of a clause. Either is used in negative sentences to add an agreeing idea or thought. Yet working girls his age were usually either wives or soiled doves. They can bring, 17 I don't eat meat and my husband doesn't, 26 The govern-ment cannot afford to alienate, 28 Life is a horse,(www.Sentencedict.com) and, 30 I have long since abandoned the notion that higher education is essential to, 6 I don't eat meat and my husband doesn't, 11 The govern-ment cannot afford to alienate. It was either that or start from scratch but he's not even sure he's a catholic, much less committed to anything. It wasn't a no, but it wasn't a yes either. 287. Bagration replied that he was not authorized either to accept or refuse a truce and sent his adjutant to Kutuzov to report the offer he had received. What does either mean? For all those instances when either and neither behave like pronouns, the structure of the sentence would be: either/neither followed by of + noun phrase When they act as pronouns either means 'one or the other' while neither indicates 'not one or the other' > … Care should be taken to avoid ambiguity when using either to mean both or each, as in the following sentence: a ship could be moored on either side of the channel. Pierre did not come either and Natasha, not knowing that Prince Andrew had gone to see his father, could not explain his absence to herself. Next to the opening was a blackened fire ring with two large boulders on either side. They inched forward, one behind the other, hands at their sides lest they rub the slime of the rock walls that wept on either side. "No, she either doesn't understand or is pretending," thought Pierre. Having abandoned the conception of the ancients as to the divine subjection of the will of a nation to some chosen man and the subjection of that man's will to the Deity, history cannot without contradictions take a single step till it has chosen one of two things: either a return to the former belief in the direct intervention of the Deity in human affairs or a definite explanation of the meaning of the force producing historical events and termed "power.". I promised all of you I wouldn't go into your lives and I won't go into mine either. I am not studying accounts either. I'm not always sure about things here either. Tangling with either has got to be less dangerous than answering your domestic questions. He planted his hands on either side of her and lowered his face to her level. she snapped and rose, marching towards the stairs to the second floor. Yes, and I didn't believe you then, either. "Either way," he said, "'So in love, says everyone.'". She's not stupid either, but I'll bet she'd starve if she didn't have a bank account to tap. Examples of how to use the word 'either' in a sentence. In such cases, the words either/neither can be followed by noun phrases. Look at these examples: The weather was not at all nice. But I love them, you know, and don't want to distress either of them. He hadn't wanted to believe one of his sons betrayed the rest of the Council, though he wasn't exactly surprised, either. No one had said anything about Dulce being married, either. "I don't think either of us will live that long, but I'll agree to your terms," she replied with a laugh. Still smiling, the French officer spread out his hands before Gerasim's nose, intimating that he did not understand him either, and moved, limping, to the door at which Pierre was standing. Dean considered telling Winston he'd seen Cynthia that after­noon in Colorado but it was apparent either she remained unaware that her husband was alive or that Winston was unaware of her involvement. If you're concerned about a messed up head, either shave it all off or comb over the scars. It wasn't that easy, either - and we're still in the barn. Afraid of being crushed between them, Katie darted off the trail towards Andre, who ran ahead of her. Either his words or his soothing voice caused the woman to abandon what little self-control she possessed; she threw her arms around him, sobbing. They did not smile nor did they frown, or show either fear or surprise or curiosity or friendliness. That tremulous expression on Natasha's face, prepared either for despair or rapture, suddenly brightened into a happy, grateful, childlike smile. Either way, it's out of our jurisdiction. Deidre shifted, aware again that she was now defenseless against the creatures that used to either fear her or at least, respect her power. I never stopped loving you either, Deidre. Frustrated at not finding either of the men he sought, he created a portal to the Caribbean Sanctuary and emerged outside the walls. Several of the rooms on either side were open, revealing couples in various stages of undress, a room with junkies shooting up and potheads lighting up, and a room filled with what looked like people sleeping. His hands worked up her back moving gradually as he massaged every inch of the muscles on either side of her spine. Either the old man's age was showing or Emma Blanding was waiting. Fifty one abductors are either in prison or awaiting trial on serious sexual offenses. : This product in brick-coloured fabric can be used either as a table mat or as a table napkin. By the way, you don't have anything to worry about with the election either. 1. They were several miles down the road before either of them spoke. We are both culpable for sending the only innocent soul either of us has ever known to Hell. Uncertain what to do with either, she kept them. he said, a flare of emotion in his voice for the first time since she.d met him. It was either John or Peter who received your message. But to know what can and what cannot be executed is impossible, not only in the case of Napoleon's invasion of Russia in which millions participated, but even in the simplest event, for in either case millions of obstacles may arise to prevent its execution. Copyright © 2016 sentencedict.com All Rights Reserved Contact. AnonymousIn the following sentence, should there be a comma before "either": "Marsh was not in the best shape, either." In either case, Deidre never put a stupid deal over the life of another suffering as she had. Eleven women jumped over their TVs to either adopt her or say they're mommy. They who come rarely to the woods take some little piece of the forest into their hands to play with by the way, which they leave, either intentionally or accidentally. That must be either Mary Nikolievna's or the Ivanovs'! "Never saw that coming either, though I hoped …" "What?". She did not wish to disappoint either Dunyasha or Natasha, but it was hard to sit still. "But we can't turn our backs on them either," Cynthia answered. Did either of you stop and buy bike shoes? Frankly, I don't think either of us can stand up to this kind of pressure. Don't spend a half hour selecting what you need, either. It was either an original or an excellent copy, signed by Andy Gordon. They were trying [to steal your money]. The silver of her eyes flared and swirled as she gazed at him, an indication she was reading either his future or his mind. Neither of the men seemed to pay the slightest attention to either Dean or the painters, but one of them seemed to be keeping an eye on the door while the other spoke in low tones to his companion. "He's not getting a prostitute, either!" Elisabeth put her hands on either side of his face. They made no sounds at all, either in flying or trying to speak, and they conversed mainly by means of quick signals made with their wooden fingers or lips. His fingers were gently massaging the muscles on either side of her backbone - warm and relaxing. But either way, as the charming outro bids you farewell before a deceiving extra track, it's evident that The Sways have put together something a bit special here. I may be either the driftwood in the stream, or Indra in the sky looking down on it. 217. He trusted Sofia to either of the two men before him and knew Dusty was the more likely of the two to shoot first and ask questions later if she was threatened. He either sends in out-of-towners like this guy or gets big-dollar local counsel. It was no longer a battle: it was a continuous slaughter which could be of no avail either to the French or the Russians.