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Is "hardly ever" a negative?

Beryl hardly ever goes to ________the cinema.

A. neither the theater nor
B. either the theater or


I thought there is already a negative "hardly ever" in this sentense, so I wanted to choose B, but the answer seemed A. Which one is correct?

For learning: English
Base language: English
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    (B) is the correct answer.
    the sentence is not negative,if it would be negative it will goes like:Beryl dos not go to neither the theater nor the cinema.

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