EITHER in a Sentence

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 Meanings and Examples of EITHER
Definition Example Sentence Classic Sentence
either
 a.  one or the other of two
   pron: one or the other
Classic Sentence: (210 in 15 pages)
1  He either avoids the place for weeks, or else he works there from morning to night.
A Study In Scarlet By Arthur Conan Doyle
Get Context   In PART I: CHAPTER I. MR. SHERLOCK HOLMES
2  I flatter myself that I can distinguish at a glance the ash of any known brand, either of cigar or of tobacco.
A Study In Scarlet By Arthur Conan Doyle
Get Context   In PART I: CHAPTER IV. WHAT JOHN RANCE HAD TO TELL
3  As long as all these questions were unsolved, I felt that sleep would be no easy matter, either for Holmes or myself.
A Study In Scarlet By Arthur Conan Doyle
Get Context   In PART I: CHAPTER V. OUR ADVERTISEMENT BRINGS A VISITOR
4  Unfortunately the horns of one of the creatures, either by accident or design, came in violent contact with the flank of the mustang, and excited it to madness.
A Study In Scarlet By Arthur Conan Doyle
Get Context   In PART II: CHAPTER II. THE FLOWER OF UTAH
5  Stangerson has a son, and Drebber has a son, and either of them would gladly welcome your daughter to their house.
A Study In Scarlet By Arthur Conan Doyle
Get Context   In PART II: CHAPTER III. JOHN FERRIER TALKS WITH THE PROPHET
6  Even then it was no easy matter to keep to the right track, for the moon had not yet risen, and the high cliffs on either side made the obscurity more profound.
A Study In Scarlet By Arthur Conan Doyle
Get Context   In PART II: CHAPTER V. THE AVENGING ANGELS
7  After a time they were able to relax these measures, for nothing was either heard or seen of their opponent, and they hoped that time had cooled his vindictiveness.
A Study In Scarlet By Arthur Conan Doyle
Get Context   In PART II: CHAPTER V. THE AVENGING ANGELS
8  He did his work in the same slow obstinate way as he had done it in Jones's time, never shirking and never volunteering for extra work either.
Animal Farm By George Orwell
Get Context   In Chapter III
9  But it was noticed that these two were never in agreement: whatever suggestion either of them made, the other could be counted on to oppose it.
Animal Farm By George Orwell
Get Context   In Chapter III
10  Benjamin was the only animal who did not side with either faction.
Animal Farm By George Orwell
Get Context   In Chapter V
11  He refused to believe either that food would become more plentiful or that the windmill would save work.
Animal Farm By George Orwell
Get Context   In Chapter V
12  And when, some days afterwards, it was announced that from now on the pigs would get up an hour later in the mornings than the other animals, no complaint was made about that either.
Animal Farm By George Orwell
Get Context   In Chapter VI
13  He was rumoured to be hiding on one of the neighbouring farms, either Foxwood or Pinchfield.
Animal Farm By George Orwell
Get Context   In Chapter VII
14  But the men did not go unscathed either.
Animal Farm By George Orwell
Get Context   In Chapter VIII
15  The name Cindy, or Sindy, for it could be spelt either way, was short for Lucy.
Between the Acts (1941) By Virginia Woolf
Get Context   In Unit 1
Example Sentence: (124 in 9 pages)
16  He prophesied that within five years his opponent would either be dead or in prison.
17  Both groups on either side are just picking off innocent bystanders.
18  I'm fine with her either way,brother.
19  In the center of the kitchen was a large pine table, bleached by age, with benches on either side.
20  You can choose either a fixed or floating interest rate for the loan.
21  Man is to man either a god or a wolf.
22  Riches either serve or govern the possessor.
23  Life is a horse, and either you ride it or it rides you.
24  To capture his equity, Murphy must either sell or refinance.
25  The segments are filmed using either local actors or the actual people involved.
26  Most single parents are either divorced or separated.
27  You can have the photos with either a gloss or a matt finish.
28  She either loves you or hates you - it's all or nothing with her.
29  I don't want either of them.
30  It's the kind of movie you either love or hate.