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My friend and I are confused on negations. we thought it could be because of possible different use of negation in countable or uncountable nouns, but our problem definition could be wrong.
So what can we learn from this?

Which one(s) out of these below is/are the most correct, concise, and natural expression(s)?

1a. Most probably there is neither an escape from love nor faking it.
1b. Most probably there is neither escape from love nor faking it.

2a. Most probably there is not an escape from love nor faking it.
2b. Most probably there is not an escape from love or faking it.

3a. Most probably there is not escape from love or faking it.
3b. Most probably there is not escape from love nor faking it.

4a. Most probably there is no escape from love or faking it.
4b. Most probably there is no escape from love nor faking it.

  • What is "it"? Love or an escape? – Tᴚoɯɐuo Jun 21 '16 at 22:13
  • "To escape from love" is alright, but could you explain what you mean by "escape from faking love"? Imitating it? – Rompey Jun 21 '16 at 22:13
  • I d like to say there is no escape from love and also there is no faking love. how could you merge these in simplest and grammatically correct way? – Ceyhun Özsoylu Jun 21 '16 at 22:34
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Your sentences center around the inevitability of love and the trueness of love. To describe this relationship, you can use the following constructs

neither... nor...
neither apples nor bananas

not... nor...
not apples nor bananas

no... or...
no apples or bananas

Your sentences could also be reworded as

There is no escaping love neither is there faking love.

There is no escaping or faking love.

One can neither escape nor fake love.

Love can neither be escaped or faked .

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Consider the following sentence:

There is neither an escape from this prison nor a path to wardenhood.

We would typically repeat an article (an escape...a path) if there is one in the first element, but not, if not:

There is neither escape from this prison nor path to wardenhood.

A stylistic pressure, not a grammatical rule.

  • I d like to say there is no escape from love and also there is no faking love. how could you merge these in simplest and grammatically correct way? – Ceyhun Özsoylu Jun 21 '16 at 22:35
  • There's no faking or escape from love. – Tᴚoɯɐuo Jun 22 '16 at 9:40

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