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Autor:  Teacher
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Data:  14/SET/2013 3:10 PM
Assunto:  either... or VS whether...or
 
Mensagem:  I'd go with "whether" ... "or" because it sounds better than "either ... or".

Although I'm not a native speaker I have a trained ear in English, and I'd suggest that how a phrase or sentence sounds to the native speaker ears is more important than the grammatical rule itself.

This is a very good explanation on the topic:
http://www.quickanddirtytips.com/education/grammar/if-versus-whether?page=all


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 English Made in Brazil -- English, Portuguese, & contrastive linguistics
either... or VS whether...or  –  J  14/SET/2013, 1:52 PM
 either... or VS whether...or  –  Teacher  14/SET/2013, 3:10 PM
either... or VS whether...or  –  J  14/SET/2013, 4:23 PM
somebody else, pls?  –  J  15/SET/2013, 9:46 PM
somebody else, pls?  –  PPAULO  15/SET/2013, 11:44 PM
somebody else, pls?  –  PPAULO  15/SET/2013, 11:52 PM
somebody else, pls?  –  PPAULO  16/SET/2013, 12:13 AM
"whether...or..." VS "either...or..  –  J  16/SET/2013, 7:09 AM
"whether...or..." VS "either...or..  –  Thomas - USA  18/SET/2013, 10:52 PM

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