"Neither" or "too"

Discussion in 'English Only' started by MiffyLZ, Jan 14, 2018.

  1. MiffyLZ

    MiffyLZ New Member

    Chinese
    Q:I was too tired to help mom, and _____?
    A:neither were you.
    B:you were,too.
    Why the answer is B not A?
     
  2. dojibear

    dojibear Senior Member

    Fresno CA
    English - Northeast US
    "Neither" goes along with "not/no". If the Q was written differently, it would be correct. For example:

    I was not able to help mom, and neither were you.

    But "too tired" is not a "no/not" word, so can't be paired up with "neither".
     
  3. MiffyLZ

    MiffyLZ New Member

    Chinese
    I got it! Thank you!
     

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