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We can say: "Either of the boys is good." If we want to negate this sentence, what should we do? I tried making some sentences, but I'm not sure if they are right.
Affirmative: Either of the boys is good.

Negative: Not either of the boys is good.

Either of the boys is not good.

Affirmative: Either boy is good.

Negative: Not either boy is good.

Either boy is not good.

As you can see, I was trying to make negative sentences with only "not". I know I can use "neither", but I'm curious if we can simply use "not" to negate sentences with "either".

So are those expressions all correct? Please check them out for me and I'd appreciate it.Emotion: wink
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ViceidolWe can say: "Either of the boys is good." If we want to negate this sentence, what should we do? I tried making some sentences, but I'm not sure if they are right.
Affirmative: Either of the boys is good.

Negative: Not either of the boys is good.

Either of the boys is not good.

Affirmative: Either boy is good.

Negative: Not either boy is good.

Either boy is not good.

As you can see, I was trying to make negative sentences with only "not". I know I can use "neither", but I'm curious if we can simply use "not" to negate sentences with "either".

So are those expressions all correct? Please check them out for me and I'd appreciate it.Emotion: wink
Use 'neither'.
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They are incorrect, esp "not either," use "neither."
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Are those sentences considered incorrect? Or people don't just say in this way? Please give me your opinion, thank you!
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