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Using a plural possessive pronoun for a singular noun?

I am aware that this structure is called "distributive plurals". However, after much research, I feel no closer to the answer. I am writing for a website where the gender of the Members is ...
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Grammatical function of "neither"

What's the grammatical function of "neither", in the following? What day is it today - the 18th or the 19th? Neither. it's the 20th. Any response would be appreciated.
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Distributive Singular/Plural [duplicate]

Which one of the below sentences is correct? Celebrities often face troubles maintaining the privacy of their lifestyles. Celebrities often face troubles maintaining the privacy of their ...
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Distributives in English

I understood the most of it, but not ..... word ( Either - every - each - neither ) Which word should I use and why ? If I used each is that mean I didn't understand all of it ?