“Either and or ” go together when it comes to suggesting affirmative choices. How about neither and nor ? Neither and nor are to be used together when one relays an information that are not true or has not yet been done.
Situation #1 : Joey confidently answers the questions of the interviewer during the job interview
Interviewer: Tell me something interesting about yourself.
Joey: I’ve been in the marketing industry for 4 years. I have gained a lot of experiences through communicating and working with foreign nationalities. As a digital marketer, I have completed 3 websites and made successful online ads.
Interviewer: Wow! That is impressive. Could you tell me about your weakness?
Joey: Sir, I had used neither my annual vacation leave nor had gone to the company sponsored trips.I am working on these personal and professional shortcomings.
Interviewer: I totally agree with you Joey. Take a leave when you need it to nurture your marketing creativity.
Situation #2: Duke and Lily are listing the things they want to do before turning 30
Duke: Oh my gosh, Lily. Next year, both of us are turning 30. What are the things you want to do before turning 30 ?
Lily:I had gone neither bungee jumping nor solo traveling.Perhaps, I’m going to do these things within the year.
Duke: Those activities are extreme. Well for me, I had neither swam with sharks in an oceanarium nor joined TED Talk. I am looking forward in doing risky and promising things this year.
Lily: I’ll be really proud of you when you join Ted Talk.
Duke: Let’s do something different this year.
Lily: That’s a deal!~
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