neither, nor and not… either

  • We use neither and nor to mean ‘also not’. They mean the same.
    Neither and nor come at the beginning of a clause, and are followed by auxiliary verb + subject.
      [neither/nor + auxiliary verb + subject]
      I can’t swim. ‘ Neither can I. ‘(NOT I also can’t.)
      I don’t like opera.’ Nor do I. ‘(NOT I don’t too.)
  • We can use not .. . either with the same meaning.
      I can’t swim.’ I can’t either ‘
      ‘I don’t like opera.’ I don’t either ‘