NEITHER in a Sentence

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 Meanings and Examples of NEITHER
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neither
 a.  not either of two things or people
Classic Sentence: (210 in 15 pages)
1  He slipped an arm through hers, as Eady had done, and fancied it was faintly pressed against her side, but neither of them moved.
Ethan Frome By Edith Wharton
Get Context   In II
2  It was neither whining nor reproachful, but drily resolute.
Ethan Frome By Edith Wharton
Get Context   In VII
3  After Zeena's departure he and Mattie had stood speechless, neither seeking to approach the other.
Ethan Frome By Edith Wharton
Get Context   In VIII
4  Although born to the ease of plantation life, waited on hand and foot since infancy, the faces of the three on the porch were neither slack nor soft.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER I
5  The backwoods folks and the swamp dwellers owned neither horses nor mules.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER I
6  She had been raised in the bedroom of Solange Robillard, Ellen O'Hara's mother, a dainty, cold, high-nosed French-woman, who spared neither her children nor her servants their just punishment for any infringement of decorum.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER II
7  Too often she had surprised him when his eyes were neither drowsy nor remote, when he looked at her with a yearning and a sadness which puzzled her.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER II
8  He looked on people, and he neither liked nor disliked them.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER II
9  He looked on life and was neither heartened nor saddened.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER II
10  The very mystery of him excited her curiosity like a door that had neither lock nor key.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER II
11  I like him, but it's neither heads nor tails I can make of most he says.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER II
12  As the carriage bore her down the red road toward the Wilkes plantation, Scarlett had a feeling of guilty pleasure that neither her mother nor Mammy was with the party.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER V
13  For an instance there was a silence so acute it seemed that neither of them even breathed.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER VI
14  "And the McLure girls have been called to Virginia," said Mrs. Elsing in her die-away voice, fanning herself languidly as if neither this nor anything else mattered very much.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER IX
15  She wasn't going to make a fool out of herself about the Cause, but neither was she going to make a fool out of herself by admitting her true feelings.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER IX
Example Sentence: (55 in 4 pages)
16  We love it for all the beautiful things that the police can neither offer nor take away-particularly a superb concept like rahma.
17  Death spares neither small nor great.
18  We grow neither better nor worse as we grow old but more like ourselves.
19  The weather is mild today;it is neither hot nor cold.
20  I couldn't run the program because it contained a computer bug I could neither identify nor cure.
21  We can neither change nor improve it.
22  Politically they're neither right-wing nor left - just a bunch of wishy-washy pseudo-liberals.
23  A horse is neither better nor worse for his trappings.
24  Messengers should neither be headed nor hanged.
25  He has devised a process for making gold wires which neither corrode nor oxidise.
26  He has neither talent nor the desire to learn.
27  Professor Hisamatsu spoke neither English nor German.
28  On Friday he showed neither decency nor dignity.
29  She seemed neither surprised nor worried.
30  Hilary was neither shocked nor surprised by the news.