1
a So has mine

b So am I

c So does Peter

d So did my grandmother

e So should they

f So does Amanda

g So will I

h So does Michael

i So do the people next door

j So are you

2
a and so is that one

b and so is Molly

c and so does hers

d and so does my aunt

e and so is Nancy

f and so does her husband

g and so does your partner

h and so does Richard

i and so did his cousin

j and so did she

3
a Neither

will theirs

b Neither was Gertrude

c Neither does her son

d Neither will we

e Neither did you

f Neither could my niece

g Neither was my nephew

h Neither did his cousin

i Neither was Gloria

j Neither do we

4
a and

neither

does Alan

b and neither does Linda

c and neither is she

d and neither was her husband

e and neither were the restaurants

f and neither does my stepdaughter

g and neither did my friends

h and neither did they i and neither will she

j and neither need my sister

5
a So will I; and so will I

b Neither was Rita; and neither was Rita

c So were we

d and so should you

e Neither will he; and neither will he

f Neither can I

g So should your partner; and so should your partner

h So does her father; and so does her father

i Neither did my children; and neither did my children

j So have we; and so have we

k So does her husband; and so does her husband

l So did his lawyer; and so did his lawyer

m Neither did Constance; and neither did Constance

n So did my literature teacher; and so did my literature teacher

o So did his; and so did his

p So did her sister; and so did her sister

q So did my mum; and so did my mum

r So did mine

s So has her sister; and so has her sister

t So did Philippa; and so did Philippa

u Neither did Nicola; and neither did Nicola

v Neither was her brother; and neither was her brother

w So did they; and so did they

x So are we

y So is the main character in my novel

z So is her man; and so is her man

6
a She didn’t either; and

she didn’t either

b We don’t either; and we don’t either

c We don’t either

d Sarah can’t either; and Sarah can’t either

e We haven’t either; and we haven’t either

f The restaurant wasn’t either; and the restaurant wasn’t either

g Sheila can’t either; and Sheila can’t either

h Peter won’t either; and Peter won’t either

i Her boy-friend isn’t either; and her boy-friend isn’t either

j Her mother wasn’t either; and her mother wasn’t either

7
a Either; or; will make

b Either; or; will be expelled

c of; is

d nor; tolerates

e Neither; are

f or; made

g (either); or

h or

i Neither; is

j neither; nor

8
a does she dress

b dresses

c do they wish

d will Miss Wright

e were

f will they find

g does he

h was

i are

j did he buy

9
a Neither her argument nor yours holds water; Her argument does not hold water, and/but neither

does yours (or ...and/but yours does not either)

b She is permissive, and/but so is her husband

c Neither Marilyn nor John stumbled over a piece of wood; Marilyn didn’t stumble over a piece of wood, and/but neither did John (or ...and/but John didn’t either)

d —He flowers withered —So did his

e —I won’t tow his car to the local garage —Neither

will I

f Your handwriting is illegible, and/but so is hers

g We shall have to close the shop down, and/but so will they

h Either Ann or Molly is always picking on me for the worst jobs in this factory

i I fell for her, and/but so did my friend

j I know this area like the back of my hand, and/but so does she

k She neither blushes nor smiles

l Neither of the boys/Neither (boy) objected to my smoking in the room

m Neither they nor I own a walled garden; They don’t own a walled garden, and/but neither do I (or ...and/but I don’t either)

n Either Tom or George poisoned me

o Neither Mark nor his niece missed the bus; Mark didn’t missed the bus, and/but neither did his niece (or ...and/but his niece didn’t either)

p Either you give me a lollipop or I’ll tell dad

q Either you spill the beans or you will end up in a remand home

r He is very immature for his age, and/but so are you

s Neither Eric nor Luke is searching for adventure; Eric is not searching for adventure, and/but neither is Luke (or ...and/but Luke isn’t either)

t Neither she nor he will take bribes; She won’t take bribes; and/but neither will he (or ...and/but he won’t either)

u Either of the two men will suit me perfectly/Either (man) will suit me perfectly

v Neither you nor I care a damn; I don’t care a damn, and/but neither do you (or ...and you don’t either)

w —I was fined two hundred pounds for dangerous driving —So were we

x —I don’t dread crocodiles —Neither do I

y Either you get rid of that horrendous toy or you’ll be punished

z His foster-brother lives for his wedding day, and/but so does his future wife

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**Nor** can be used instead of

**neither**.

**But** may replace

**and**.

**Nor** may be used in place of

**neither**.

As has been seen earlier,

**but** may be used instead of

**and**.

See

footnote **6** (section **4**).

See

footnote **5** (section **3**).