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10.5.12

ESO4: Distributive connectors

BOTH...AND / EITHER...OR / NEITHER...NOR / NOT ONLY...BUT ALSO

Study the examples:
  • Do you want coffee or tea?
  • I want either coffee or tea... I don't mind. (o...o...)
  • I want both coffee and tea. (tant... com...)
  • I don't want neither coffee nor tea. (ni... ni...)
  • I would like not only coffee and tea but also some milk.  (no tant sols... sinó també...)
ATTENTION!
Both Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie are actors (plural verb)
Neither Brad nor Angelia is from Spain (singular verb)



Your turn: exercises.

http://www.englishexercises.org/makeagame/viewgame.asp?id=2984
 


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