Kelly B said:Hello!
Either is used when you have a choice between two (or several) items, your choice is in a positive sense, and you link the choices with "or":
You may wear either the red shirt or the blue one.
Neither is also used when you are expressing negativity about the choices and you will use "nor" between the choices: neither means "not either one":
But I like neither the red shirt nor the blue one. I want the yellow shirt!
Kelly B said:Thanks!
I don't entirely agree with xpsal's statement:
my mother doesn't want me to become an artist, and my dad neither (wrong sentence)
I would use neither here, but with a different word order:
My mother doesn't want me to become an artist, and neither does my dad.
Rather than a double negative, I view the "neither" here as similar to the use of nor. I'd like to hear other opinions.
I would like to have some explanations about the use of «me either/me neither». Which one is appropriate to use and in what circumstances
But, in the first example, since the first person said «I ain't gonna eat no steamed broccoli» wouldn't the answer «Me either»
would notsignify that the second person will eat steamed brocoli?
micst said:Thank you
But, in the first example, since the first person said «I ain't gonna eat no steamed broccoli» the answer «Me either» would not signify that the second person will eat steamed brocoli?