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, . ( / ) .
Both men work at the bank.
Both restaurants are very good ( the both restaurants)
Both of these restaurants / Both of the restaurants of.
Both.and :
Both Tom and Ann were late.
, (/ / ).
Neither dress is long enough.
neither of + plural noun phrase
Neither of them is working at the moment Neither of them are working at the moment.
nor or
/ , . .
All the actors were brilliant.
be .
They are both/all excited
They have both signed the contract.
. (/The/This/My + whole + noun)
He was hungry so he ate the whole pie. (or, he ate all the pie)
All day=the whole day, all morning=the whole morning week/year
None of
/ , .
None of her friends speak/speaks Spanish.
, .
We can go to either restaurant. I dont mind.
either of + plural noun phrase .
We can go to either of these restaurants. I dont mind.
nor or


A lot of
A few
, , Weve got a few strawberries, would you like some?
, , Ive got very few strawberries so I cant make that cake.
A little
, Weve got a little coffee, so I dont have to go out to buy any.
, . Weve got very little coffee. We must buy some.

a. Underline the correct item

Oliver has got two jobs, but 1) neither/neither of them pay very well. He has had more jobs already
than 2) most/most of people have in their whole lives, but 3) none/none of them really suited him. It is
a shame, because he spent 4) several/several of years at college and has got 5) some/any good
qualifications. 6) Either of/Both his parents are very proud of him for getting a good education, but
7) each of/neither of them can understand why he cant find a suitable job. He buys 8) several/most
newspapers every week and looks carefully through 9) each of/every one of them to see if
10) any/no good jobs are being advertised. He applies for 11) every one of/every available position, but
often receives 12) some/no reply. He still believes that he will find his ideal job one day.
b. Choose the correct answer
1. How many brothers do you have? Two and either/all/both of them are older than me.
2. There were a lot of people at the party. Yes, but all/neither/either of them were strangers to me.
3. Mum, did you wash my blue shirt? Well, I washed two shirts, but both/neither/either of them was
4. You cant be lonely. You have lots of friends. Yes, but none/all/both of them can come to visit
5. Have you seen any James Bond films? Ive seen two. Either/Both/All of them were very good.
6. Why didnt you buy anything? Because both/none/either of those clothes were very nice.
7. Both of those dresses are beautiful. Yes, but I dont think either/neither/all of them will fit me.
8. Did you read both of those books? Yes, but I didnt enjoy neither/all/either of them.
9. Did you watch a comedy last night? No. We watched two films, but either/neither/both of them
were comedies.
10. Do you have many pen-friends? Yes, and all/either/none of them live abroad.
c. Rewrite the sentences using bothand, neithernor, eitheror
1. Beth hasnt got a car. Lucy hasnt got a car either.
2. Harold wears glasses. Helen wears glasses, too.
3. Kerry is cleaning the house, or maybe Joe is.
4. Clive cant speak French. Bill cant speak French, either.
5. Kim loves chocolate. Laura loves chocolate, too.
6. Simon needs a haircut. Mike needs one, too.
7. Mary doesnt eat meat. Jayne doesnt, either.
8. Scott is washing the car, or maybe Jim is.
9. Debbie goes to school. Hannah goes to school, too.
10. Henry repaired the fence, or maybe Todd did.
11. Pam will water the plants, or else Carl will.

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