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Robert didn’t have either no money or a ride to the party so he stayed

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Robert didn’t have either no money or a ride to the party so he stayed home, invited some neighborhood friends over and played board games.

a) didn’t have either no money or a ride to the party
b) had neither money nor a ride to the party
c) didn’t have neither money or a ride to the party
d) had no money nor a ride to the party
e) had either no money or no ride to the party

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Robert didn’t have either no money or a ride to the party so he stayed home, invited some neighborhood friends over and played board games.

a) didn’t have either no money or a ride to the party
b) had neither money nor a ride to the party
c) didn’t have neither money or a ride to the party
d) had no money nor a ride to the party
e) had either no money or no ride to the party

B - Correct usage of "Neither X.... Nor Y"
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New post 30 Nov 2017, 09:35
a) didn’t have either no money or a ride to the party
Either....or is the correct usage
b) had neither money nor a ride to the party
Correct usage Neither...nor, Keep 'B'
c) didn’t have neither money or a ride to the party
Neither.... Nor missing- eliminate
d) had no money nor a ride to the party
Same as (C)
e) had either no money or no ride to the party
Either.. or correct usage But the sentence is awkward.

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New post 30 Nov 2017, 12:30
What's grammatically wrong with E.

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