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Confusing words quiz

Negative

No, we are not moving this year.

Dinner

It was such an expensive dinner! SUCH AN EXPENSIVE DINNER: expresses extreme and emphasis.

Snow

There is no snow on the ground.

So or such

The salesperson sold so many cars last year,

No or not

He has no idea what time the play starts.

Banana or drink

She can either have a banana or drink a glass of milk. EITHER with verbs: Either HAVE or DRINK.

Mobile or iPad

She will buy neither a mobile phone nor an iPad. NEITHER / NOR with nouns: BUY Neither a MOBILE PHONE nor an iPod.

A vacation or a boat.

We can neither buy a boat nor go on vacation. NEITHER / NOR with verbs: Neither BUY Nor GO.

Much or many

There are so many people here today.

English

We have learned so much English! SO MUCH ENGLISH: expresses quantity (how much?)

Call or email

We can either call or email the client. EITHER / OR with verbs: Either CALL or EMAIL. We do not use AND with EITHER. We use NOR with NEITHER and OR with EITHER.

Home

Please be home by 5PM, not 6PM.

A cookie

Can the children have either a candy or a cookie? EITHER / OR with nouns: Either A CANDY or A COOKIE.

So or such

After dinner, they were so tired! SO TIRED: expresses emphasis.

Much or many

She has so many cousins! Expresses quantity (how many?) Cousins: countable.

Rome

It takes so much time to drive to Rome. Time: uncountable.

Swim

No, I don't swim.


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