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D00M
Posted: Friday, May 11, 2018 10:34:45 AM

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Hello respected teachers,

Is the following conversation correct?

A: I am not in a good mood today.
B: Neither me.

A: I don't feel like going to the movies tonight.
B: Neither me.


I am looking forward to your answers.
FounDit
Posted: Friday, May 11, 2018 10:52:32 AM

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D00M wrote:
Hello respected teachers,

Is the following conversation correct?

A: I am not in a good mood today.
B: Neither me.

A: I don't feel like going to the movies tonight.
B: Neither me.

No. In a very casual conversation, the person answering would usually reverse the words and say, "Me neither". It's an abbreviation of the more formal, "Neither do I".


A great many people will think they are thinking when they are merely rearranging their prejudices. ~ William James ~
NKM
Posted: Friday, May 11, 2018 11:24:58 AM

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"Neither me" is not something I'd expect anyone to say.

The normal response would be "Me neither" or "Neither do I." ("Nor I" or "Nor do I" would also be correct, but seldom used.)

Sometimes you may hear "Me either" — not grammatically correct, but easily understood.

maltliquor87
Posted: Friday, May 11, 2018 11:33:55 AM

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I would expect to hear "Neither am I" as a response to "I'm not in a good mood today". "Neither do I" can be used as a response to "I don't feel like going to the movies tonight."
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