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Autor:  Johannes
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Data:  23/JAN/2008 8:45 AM
Assunto:  Do we really need an "either" here?

I would say it does.

My idea is that either / or is used when you want to stress the exclusion of all other.

I drink either coffee or tea (and nothing else)

I drink coffee or tea ( but I don't mind chocolate milk or guarana either)


Out of curiosity: does your MS corrector also 'implica' with or/either in the last sentence?

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Do we really need an "either" here?  –  Márcio Farias  22/JAN/2008, 11:12 PM
 Do we really need an "either" here?  –  Johannes  23/JAN/2008, 8:45 AM
Do we really need an "either" here?  –  Márcio Farias  23/JAN/2008, 11:03 AM

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