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Autor:  Márcio Osório
E-mail:  rec165701@yahoo.com.br
Data:  19/ABR/2006 1:56 PM
Assunto:  either for
 
Mensagem:  Either, an English pronoun, adjective and conjunction, means one, or the other, of two. From your example, then, one could easily infer the existence of two objects previously referred to.

In informal writing, either sometimes takes a plural verb. Your example bears this out.

More here:
http://grammar.ccc.commnet.edu/grammar/sv_agr.htm


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either for  –  Deivis  19/ABR/2006, 1:14 PM
 either for  –  Márcio Osório  19/ABR/2006, 1:56 PM
either for  –  Dale/RS  19/ABR/2006, 4:18 PM

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