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Hemant Patel 1
Posted: Thursday, April 12, 2018 2:26:10 AM

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Is it correct to use at the begining of the sentence below?

Neither he has done any homework, nor has he brought any of his books to class.
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Hemant Patel 1 wrote:
Is it correct to use at the begining of the sentence below?

Neither he has done any homework, nor has he brought any of his books to class.


That is correct; the sense is that both clauses are negative.

However, the verb needs to be in second position in the first clause as it is in the second clause to sound most natural.

"Neither has he done any homework, nor has he brought any of his books to class."


"Make it go away, Mrs Whatsit," he whispered. "Make it go away. It's evil."
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