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J.L.
"Neither ... nor ..." In this case, I want to say, it doesn't rain in South California in summer and it doesn't in winter either. So, I say "It doesn't rain in Southern California neither in summer nor in winter" or "It doesn't rain in Southern California either in summer or in winter". Which one is correct?
22. Jan 2011 15:01
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In California it neither rains in summer nor in winter.
22. Januar 2011
J.L. #2 is correct: It doesn't rain in Southern California either in summer or in winter. #1 is incorrect because you are using a double negative, which is considered bad grammar in English. It doesn't rain neither in summer nor in winter = It rains both in summer and in winter. Eliot's example is a correct and more elegant way to say the same thing.
22. Januar 2011
J.L.
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Chinese (Mandarin), English, German
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