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# Usage: Neither of

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Director
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05 Jan 2006, 19:42
Which is the correct sentence?

a) Neither of my sisters is married.
b) Neither of my sisters are married.

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Brajesh

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05 Jan 2006, 20:30
A is correct

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Director
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05 Jan 2006, 21:03
I read somewhere that we can use 'are' in informal way.
Does it mean that both sentences are grammatically correct and make sense?

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05 Jan 2006, 21:53
The first one is grammatically correct.

Neither one of my sisters is..........

However, neither my brother nor my sisters are.....
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05 Jan 2006, 21:53
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