1.after a negative statement used as an intensive meaning something like `likewise' or `also'
e.g. he isn't stupid, but he isn't exactly a geniuseither
I don't knoweither
if you don't order dessert I won'teither
You useeither in front of the first of two or more alternatives, when you are stating the only possibilities or choices that there are. The other alternatives are introduced by 'or'.
e.g. They gave money to the Conservative Partyeither personally or through their companies...
e.g. Sightseeing is best doneeither by tour bus or by bicycles...
You useeither in a negative statement in front of the first of two alternatives to indicate that the negative statement refers to both the alternatives.
e.g. ...music that fails to beeither funny or funky...
e.g. There had been no indication ofeither breathlessness or any loss of mental faculties right until his death.
You can useeither to refer to one of two things, people, or situations, when you want to say that they are both possible and it does not matter which one is chosen or considered.
e.g. There were glasses of champagne and cigars, but not many ofeither were consumed...
e.g. Ifeither were killed, delicate negotiations would be seriously disrupted.
You useeither in a negative statement to refer to each of two things, people, or situations to indicate that the negative statement includes both of them.
e.g. She warned me that I'd never marry or have children.—'I don't wanteither.'
You useeither by itself in negative statements to indicate that there is a similarity or connection with a person or thing that you have just mentioned.
e.g. He did not even say anything to her, and she did not speak to himeither...
e.g. 'I'm afraid I've never been there.'—'Well, of course, I haven't myselfeither.'
When one negative statement follows another, you can useeither at the end of the second one to indicate that you are adding an extra piece of information, and to emphasize that both are equally important.
e.g. Don't agree, but don't argueeither...
e.g. I can't manage that by myself and I don't see why it should be expected of meeither.
You can useeither to introduce a noun that refers to each of two things when you are talking about both of them.
e.g. The basketball nets hung down from the ceiling ateither end of the gymnasium...
e.g. I suddenly realized that I didn't have a single intelligent thing to say abouteither team.
1. 也不：297. eighty 八十 | 298.either 也不 | 300. elephant 大象
2. 任一：either or 其一的 |either 任一 |either-or 二选一
A：What’s your phone number?
B：Do you mean my office number or my cell phone number?
A：Your cell phone number.
A：Do I need to dial a 0 if I’m in a different city?
B：I don’t think so.
A：Ok, so I’ll just call you later and then we’ll make plans for dinner.
B：Maybe I should get your number, too. My phone is almost out of batteries. I might have to call you from a public phone.
A：Good thinking. My number is 13922847328.
B：You might want to send me a text first. If my battery is low, text messages are better.
A：Ok,either I’ll call you or you call me around 5 pm.
B：Talk to you then!
B：Hey, Tom, what to go for a run?
A：No thanks. I like to run in the morning. I ran a couple of miles when I woke up today.
B：I try to do that, but I can’t get up early enough.
A：I couldn’teither at first, but you get used to it.
B：It’s so hot at lunchtime; I’d rather run in the morning.
A：Well, why don’t you come tomorrow? I’ll stop by your house on my way out.
B：I could try, but I can’t say for sure if I’ll get up in time. What time do you want to go?
A：I’ll give you a call around 6:00 and stop by around 6:30.
B：O.K., maybe if I have someone to go with, I’ll be able to get up in time for a jog.
A：Great, I’ll see you then.
A：Man, they take a lot of our paycheck.
B：Yeah, the government really takes a bite, doesn’t it?
A：Seriously. The only tax I don’t mind them taking is social security. It’s only a few dollars every paycheck.
B：Yeah, I don’t mind iteither. We’ll both end up rich slobs and not need it, but what if we do, you know?
A：Yeah. It won’t be much, but at least we’ll have a monthly check when we get old.
B：Yeah. My grandmother gets by on social security and the money my grandfather invested when he was alive.
A：Let’s just hope the politicians don’t figure out a way to spend it.
B：Really？No, they couldn’t. None of them would have jobs if they did.
Dame Mildred and Miss Tin sat on either side of the Emperor.出自：E. Waugh
He had a cup of coffee in either hand.出自：S. Bellow
He had lived in Dublin and Paris and London and had been equally at home in either capital.出自：B. Bainbridge
On school nights, Ieither do my homework or read books.
They areeither too big or too small.
Whenever she had problems, she wouldeither solve them by herself or ask teachers for help.
You should not tap chopsticks on the edge of the bowleither, as beggars do this to ask for food.
Body image problems don’t disappear as we get older,either.
Sorry, I don’t know,either.
And no one likes bad sportseither.
I don't eat chicken, and I don't like eggs,either.
I don't like the idea of paying three months for an empty apartment,either.
Axani wrote in his post that he is not dealing with anything in return and that the woman who uses the extra ticket can choose toeither travel with him or take the ticket and travel on her own.
阿兰尼在他的帖子中写道, 他不需要任何回报, 使用额外机票的女人可以选择和他一起旅行, 或者自己拿着票独自旅行。
You lose your patience andeither scream at your kids or say something that was harsh and does nobody any good.
However, Obamacare has allowed more than 12 million people toeither get insurance through Medicaid or the exchanges.
Either Entergy never really intended to live by those commitments, or it simply didn't foresee what would happen next.
The order also declared that state and local governments couldn't regulate broadband providerseither.
Mechanization isn't the answer,either – not yet, at least.
Because it didn't want to carry out Congress's immigration wishes, no state should be allowed to do soeither.
1. He had a bag ineither hand.
2. You may useeither hammer.
1. If you don't go, I won'teither.
1. Either my father or my brothers are coming.