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“meaningless for both of us” vs. “meaningless for either of us”

I wonder if I should rephrase the sentence "These efforts are not meaningful for either of us" into 1) "These efforts are meaningless for either of us" or 2) "These efforts are meaningless for ...
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Should the adverb 'either' go before or after the verb in this sentence?

My friends. I wonder. You can either pay by cash or use a credit card. You can pay either by cash or use a credit card. Which one is true? Thanks.
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Neither did Neither she nor he

We can say: I didn't do it Some other guy can say: Neither did I And we get such a scheme of such negation: "Neither" + "auxiliary verb" + noun But what if to complex it a little: We ...
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Using “whether .. or” in negated sentence

I have a sentence like this: .. and have no students whether from the same city or others at all Is it correct? Or would using neither as below seems better: .. and have no students neither ...
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Can we say positive verbs + neither?

I ask my question by the following example: A: Would you like tea or coffee? B: I don't want either. Can we say the following instead of the above one?: A: Would you like tea or coffee? B: I ...
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Do/does - what to use with either?

If you and two other people were in a room, and you needed to ask them for water, would you say to them "Do either of you have water?", or "does either of you have water?"?
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Not expect any result OR results?

Which one is correct plural or singular for result in negative sentence? He did not expect any result. or He did not expect any results.
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“Either” vs. “any” usage

Which of the two is correct? I went to see two films today but did not like any. I went to see two films today but did not like either.
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Should I use “either way” or “in any case” in the following case?

The only thing we had to worry about was whether she would receive us or slam the door in our faces. In any case, we had to go; we had to find out who killed Richard. The only thing we had to ...