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Negative Agreement — Exercises + Answers.

26 Nov

Fill in the blanks with the correct form of either or neither.

  1. I.The Children shouldn’t take that medicine, and ……….should she.
  2. We don’t plan to attend the concert, and ………..do they.
  3. I don’t like tennis, and he doesn’t ……….
  4. She didn’t see anyone she knew, and ……… did Tim.
  5. The Yankees couldn’t play due to the bad weather, and ……could the Angels.
  6. Mary can’t type well, and her sister can’t …………….
  7. I’m not interested in reading that book, and ……….. is she.
  8. They won’t have to work on weekends, and we won’t …………
  9. I can’t stand listening to that music, and she can’t …………..
  10. Michael doesn’t speak English, and his family doesn’t …………………

Answers:

  1. neither
  2. neither
  3. either
  4. neither
  5. neither
  6. either
  7. neither
  8. either
  9. either
  10. either.

In the following sentences, supply the correct form of the missing verb:

  1.  That scientist isn’t too happy with the project, and neither ………. her supervisors.
  2. We can’t study in the library, and they …………. either.
  3. I haven’t worked there long, and neither ………..you.
  4. You didn’t pay the rent, and she ………….either.
  5. They didn’t want anything to drink, and neither …………… we.
  6. John shouldn’t run so fact, and neither ………. you.
  7. The students won’t accept the dean’s decision, and the faculty ……… either.
  8. Your class hasn’t begun yet, and neither ……..mine.
  9. She couldn’t attend the lecture, and her sister ………….either.
  10. He didn’t know the answer, and neither ………. I.

Answers:

  1.  are
  2. can’t
  3. have
  4. did
  5. did
  6. should
  7. won’t
  8. has
  9. couldn’t
  10. did

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Note: The more you practise the exercise the more you improve your skill. Trust me!! 

 
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