Join Date: Sep 2003; Posts: 12,970 #4 25-Jan-2007, 13:59. 10. *Some people say me either while others insist it’s incorrect.Personally, I prefer me neither. Neither of them invited me so I didn’t go. He neither smiled, spoke, nor looked at me. Tip: In informal speech, you can say "me either" or "me neither" to agree with a negative statement someone has made. For a slightly more formal response (and one that is more common in writing), use I don’t either or neither do I. Neither is John. Advertisement. so do I / neither do I Poslední část tabulky bylo pro mnohé známé spojení “So do I” , jenže i zde studenti často chybují, protože toto spojení používají vždy za jakýchkoli okolností. View Profile View Forum Posts VIP Member Other. A: I don't like coffee. I usually tell my students that me neither is the most common, informal way of replying. A: I didn't enjoy the film. If you don't like cheese, you can show your agreement in different ways:-B: I don't like it either. Either may be used as an adverb, a pronoun, a determiner or a conjunction. ... Me either! (I agree that both are casual.) V hovorové angličtině můžete zaslechnout místo Me neither také Me either ve stejném výzamu. Person A: I wish I had that car. We use 'not... either' to mean the same thing, but we use normal word order. BUY THE BOOK! In other words, neither means "not either." Mary: Me, too. Your response could be the formal "Nor I"/"Neither do I". Thanks in advance and congratulations on your wedding!! Bob: Me neither. However, it seems to be becoming more used, and there are several citations in the Corpus of Contemporary American. Synonym for me neither me neither means you are excluding yourself from a scenario where others are excluding themselves too. “Either you can wake up at 5 AM to feed the cat, or the cat will wake you up.” Like before, ‘either’ is meant to say what you can do. B: I don't either. > Either mum or dad will come to pick you up. 11. Person B: So do I. 8. Neither "Either" and "neither" represent a pair of words frequently used in the English vocabulary. Either vs Neither. 10 years ago. OR Person B: Me either. ME TOO/I DO TOO VS ME NEITHER/I DON'T EITHER In this video you will learn how to agree and disagree in English using the words too, either and neither. A: I don't like coffee. (= Sam loves tennis and Mary loves tennis.) The answer is "Me neither". either/or - They are used together to offer a choice between two things > You can either call me at home or at the office. B: Neither do I. The point is this. [less formal] Either can only be used in response to a NEGATIVE verb in the first sentence. Either has its origins in the Old English word Ç£gther. / Me neither. People just don't say the "n". Have a look at the chart below. Sam: I’m hungry. (reply) Me neither! I am neither a conservative nor a liberal. Sometimes students get confused with the expressions "me too" or "me neither". This is often used to answer someone. Me either is actually incorrect English Me neither is similar to me too but is in agreement with something someone doesn't find favorable "I don't like ice cream" "me neither"|you use 'me either' when you agree with someone. 12. What does me neither expression mean? John didn’t pass the test, and Peter didn’t either. Person B: Me, too. Level: intermediate Age: 12-17 Downloads: 46 : me too/me neither The following example sentences show this use. You are not a teacher, and ____. Ví dụ: I didn't get enough to eat, and you didn't either. Try an exercise about 'either and neither' here. In this context, both phrases mean the same thing. What is the difference between these two words? Either and neither can be used in a few different ways, and to mean a few different things. It can be a little confusing using such phrases as me too, so do I, me neither, etc. Neither can I (of your two suggestions, me neither makes sense where me either does not, but neither is good grammar) 1 0. Casiopea. Here, it is used in order to make a choice clear: you may do one or the other. Mary didn’t turn up and neither did Ruth. As for "NEITHER" vs. "EITHER" -- generally, I'd encourage you to say "neither". A) me either B) me neither 2. Definition of me neither in the Idioms Dictionary. "Either" and "neither" are both singular adjectives meaning "one or the other, out of two options." And I don’t drink wine; Joe: I don’t either. But these two can be used in so many different contexts that their meanings can become confusing. Either and neither used on their own can also mean 'one or the other', 'whichever of the two' / 'not this one and not the other one', or 'not one of the two': There are boats on either side of the river. Mary: Me, too. Example: I don’t like tennis. Me, too / me, neither: We use me, too and me, neither when we want to say that we have the same opinion as, or are in the same situation as, another person. But colloquial usage would often be either "I don't either" OR the simple "Me neither". In most cases, neither means "not either." As words, there are some interesting facts about either and neither. (= Sam is hungry and Mary is hungry.) B: Me neither. Neither of my daughters is single. Member Info. A: I don't like coffee. Let's look at your second question. Person B: Neither [or nor] do I. Please, be more careful, you are a native speaker! He didn’t remember and neither did I. I say 'me either' but your guess is as good as mine - I've been wondering the same question for a while actually. There are boats on both sides of the river. Here is the difference. Me either or Me neither? For example B agrees with A in the negative:-A: I don't like cheese. Avangi; Personally, I consider 'me either' to be incorrect English. In an informal style we can use 'me neither'. 5. When talking about likes and dislikes the response you use depends on if you agree or disagree with the statement: Also, either may be used as a pronoun like in this example: The dress didn’t flatter either of them. You do not want to go out, and ____. Re: "me neither" or "me either"? Regards, - A. Dec 13 2012 10:44:53. Me Either and Me Neither have the same meaning when you agree to a negative sentence. 7. by Cristina (London) Could you tell me when I should use EITHER and NEITHER? Me neither/Me either. What I want to know is where I'm stuck in understanding the use of "me either". Even "me neither" is not the universal choice: Many people (especially in speech) use "me either" and "me neither" interchangeably. 0 0. In all the cases in which we find "either" and "neither" as conjunctions, we also find them combined with "or" and "nor". A) me either B) me neither I was told that: The answer for sentence 1 is "A." I don’t either. Learn more about the difference between "me either" and "me neither… "me either" is not really a proper phrase. Inside a longer sentence, “me either” can be perfectly legitimate: “whole-wheat pie crust doesn’t appeal to me either.” But by itself, meaning “neither do I,” in reply to previous negative statement, it has to be “me neither”: “I don’t like whole-wheat pie crust.” “Me neither.” Back to list of errors . They are used differently in other contexts. In a past post we looked at the phrases me too and me neither and we learned how to use them in natural English conversation. “Either” và “Neither” là 2 cụm từ có cách sá»­ dụng giống nhÆ° “so” và “too”, dùng để nói về “cÅ©ng”; tuy nhiên “Either” và “Neither” dùng để nói về “cÅ©ng” trong DẠNG PHỦ ĐỊNH. However, "neither" is more correct since "either" means "one or the other." "Me either" is a phrase which is often translated as "yo tampoco", and "me neither" is a phrase which is also often translated as "yo tampoco". You can sign in to vote the answer. Anonymous. me neither phrase. The word either sometimes has a similar meaning to the word neither but they are often confused and used incorrectly. In addition, they are also used wrongly quite often, so everything becomes even more unclear. “I haven’t seen him either.” – or – “Neither have I.” Rule: when the verb is negative, you cannot use “too.”Remember that we are talking about the verb and NOT the meaning of the message.For example, “I hate carrots.” has a negative meaning, but the verb hate is not in a negative form. Me Either is more common in the U.S.A and Me Neither is more common in the U.K and both are used in an informal way. Community Q&A Search. 9. 1. But I think both are OK in the two cases. > Which one is grammatically right: "neither I" or "neither me"? Me neither is especially common in speaking. This is considered to be incorrect by speakers of British English who would say me neither “I don’t like horror movies.” “Me either. 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