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Autor:  Big mf brat
E-mail:  não-disponível
Data:  08/OUT/2008 11:29 PM
Assunto:  Either / neither
 
Mensagem: 

This person isn't too old or too young

 

May be correct

 

but

 

This person is neither too old nor too young.

 

Is far better from a stylistic point of view

 

Why use repeat 'too-' expressions when the language is equipped with structures to express the concept far more eloquently ?


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 English Made in Brazil -- English, Portuguese, & contrastive linguistics
Either / neither  –  Jane S.  08/OUT/2008, 5:15 PM
Either / neither  –  LilBoyTeenager  08/OUT/2008, 6:14 PM
Either / neither  –  Dale/CR  08/OUT/2008, 7:51 PM
Either / neither  –  LilBoyTeenager  08/OUT/2008, 9:39 PM
Re: Either / neither...  –  PPAULO  08/OUT/2008, 11:18 PM
 Either / neither  –  Big mf brat  08/OUT/2008, 11:29 PM
Either / neither  –  PPAULO  08/OUT/2008, 11:51 PM
Either / neither  –  Dale/CR  09/OUT/2008, 1:47 AM
Either / neither  –  LilBoyTeenager  09/OUT/2008, 10:41 AM
Either / neither  –  I Diom  09/OUT/2008, 10:32 PM

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