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nightdream
Posted: Friday, August 9, 2019 6:06:43 AM

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"Let him plant apple trees and pee trees on either sides of the bridge."

Is there something wrong in it? And what is the difference between "either" and "both"?

BobShilling
Posted: Friday, August 9, 2019 7:04:24 AM
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There is no difference in meaning between on either side (singular) and on both sides (plural).
Wilmar (USA)
Posted: Friday, August 9, 2019 8:50:30 AM

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Let him plant apples trees and pear trees on each side of the bridge.
Romany
Posted: Saturday, August 10, 2019 6:13:32 AM
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Now there's a Superhero with powers that are truly remarkable: wonder how often the ability to pee trees come to his aid?Whistle
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