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neither

neither Sentence Examples

  • Neither of the children seemed concerned about the flight, though.

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  • Neither of them had a clue what was on her mind.

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  • Neither do I - and we should.

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  • The cart before the horse is neither beautiful nor useful.

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  • By the way, neither Alex nor I drink.

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  • Neither of them was looking for a mate.

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  • Neither Howie nor I really know him.

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  • He heard neither the clock nor the birds.

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  • It was neither good nor bad in her mind back then - it simply was.

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  • All this was doing neither of them any good.

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  • Lisa watched the two of them, sensing that there was something neither of them wanted to mention.

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  • Several minutes stretched into ten or more with neither of us closing our eyes.

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  • Surely she must feel bitter about that fact, and yet neither her voice nor her expression gave any indication that she felt animosity.

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  • Now neither is true.

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  • All of which was neither here nor there.

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  • No, and neither Quinn nor Martha are picking up their phones.

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  • Neither did she, but she wasn't claiming that they were hers, either.

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  • That was the end of the conversation and neither of them brought the subject up again that night.

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  • Neither of those things would matter when dealing with Xander.

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  • By divine code, neither can you.

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  • You toil not, neither do you spin, yet God takes care of you and your little ones.

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  • The problem is, you neither asked nor listened.

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  • Neither of them believed her father would let him live.

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  • Both the countess and Sonya understood that, naturally, neither Moscow nor the burning of Moscow nor anything else could seem of importance to Natasha.

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  • Neither the length of the word nor the combination of letters seems to make any difference to the child.

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  • To one of these houses which had neither doors nor windows, but only one broad opening far up underneath the roof, the prisoners were brought by their captors.

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  • Neither of them had been in high spirits yesterday.

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  • I'm sure neither Quinn nor Martha is surprised and Howie is probably asleep.

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  • As soon as the men of the various regiments began to disperse among the wealthy and deserted houses, the army was lost forever and there came into being something nondescript, neither citizens nor soldiers but what are known as marauders.

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  • The impure can neither stand nor sit with purity.

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  • Evidently she could speak of Russia's misfortunes with a certain artificiality, but her brother was too near her heart and she neither could nor would speak lightly of him.

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  • But this is a monster and neither a man nor a father!

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  • Neither could I do without them.

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  • "I have neither taste nor smell," he remarked, sniffing at his glass.

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  • The patches of grass were splinters of wood, and where neither grass nor sawdust showed was a solid wooden flooring.

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  • To his credit, Alex didn't visibly respond, but neither did he push her away.

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  • Neither the hand nor a single muscle of the count's face stirred.

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  • He pulled his phone free, realizing neither Toni nor Darian had checked in for a couple of hours.

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  • Augustine said this could not be the case because he could neither hear Ambrose nor see his lips moving.

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  • She was going straight on through the conservatory, neither seeing nor hearing anything, when suddenly the well-known whispering of Mademoiselle Bourienne aroused her.

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  • Who would have thought he would become attached to a child that was neither his own blood nor male?

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  • Still, neither of them could afford to move out right now, so their relationship would have to remain a secret.

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  • Señor Medena's attention shifted back and forth between Dulce and Alex, but neither offered any explanation.

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  • Neither has a bathing suit.

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  • No, neither death nor anything else can destroy it.

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  • Pierre gave no answer, for he neither heard nor saw anything.

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  • When he continued to stare at her, she added, "And neither am I."

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  • Neither can we see the cruel bears, for they also eat the fruit.

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  • "It is well," said he, "that neither a merchant nor a fisherman shall have it; for such men think only of their business and care really nothing for beauty."

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  • She wore an oversized shirt and boxer shorts, neither of which was hers.

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  • Higher up stood some Russian infantry, neither moving forward to protect the battery nor backward with the fleeing crowd.

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  • Neither of us was proficient at using a saw and we'd managed only two rungs when exhaustion caught up with us and the light faded for permanently.

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  • But neither temperament nor training allowed her to make her pupil the object of any experiment or observation which did not help in the child's development.

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  • Tikhon knew that neither the son's arrival nor any other unusual event must be allowed to disturb the appointed order of the day.

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  • Prince Andrew did neither: a look of animosity appeared on his face and the other turned away and went down the side of the corridor.

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  • But picture Ben and Betsy, two city dwellers, neither owning a car.

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  • Neither of us mentioned her conversations with Quinn, or the lack thereof.

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  • There was neither a message nor, I realized, success with our endeavor.

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  • Neither in his presence nor out of it did they weep, nor did they ever talk to one another about him.

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  • "Ah, what have you done to me?" it still seemed to say, and Prince Andrew felt that something gave way in his soul and that he was guilty of a sin he could neither remedy nor forget.

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  • It was the second night that neither of them had slept, watching the boy who was in a high fever.

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  • Nothing in life seemed to him of much importance, and under the influence of the depression that possessed him he valued neither his liberty nor his resolution to punish his wife.

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  • He tried to make signals to them; he called as loudly as he could; but he was neither seen nor heard, and the ships came no nearer.

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  • Neither of us believed that to be the case.

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  • I understand such feelings in others, and if never having felt them I cannot approve of them, neither do I condemn them.

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  • During the next two years neither Mr. Anagnos, who was in Europe for a year, nor Miss Sullivan wrote anything about Helen Keller for publication.

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  • Neither stones nor people?

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  • She was already growing impatient, and stamped her foot, ready to cry at his not coming at once, when she heard the young man's discreet steps approaching neither quickly nor slowly.

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  • Naturally neither Natasha nor her parents wished to hear of this, but Prince Andrew was firm.

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  • Neither Martha nor I knew what details Howie knew of the event.

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  • But neither of us suggested a remedy for calming things down.

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  • He neither saw nor understood anything of the sort.

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  • With Yancey's kind, there's no such thing as a mild emotion, neither in anger nor in love.

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  • Then she saw that the child's face was very pale and that he neither opened his eyes nor moved.

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  • Neither Daniel Brennan nor Merrill Cooms possessed that information.

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  • Hippocrates has even left directions how we should cut our nails; that is, even with the ends of the fingers, neither shorter nor longer.

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  • That time which we really improve, or which is improvable, is neither past, present, nor future.

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  • Neither could the architect Michael Ivanovich, who on being sent for came in with sleepy eyes, tell Princess Mary anything.

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  • But neither the French nor the Russians made that effort, and the flame of battle burned slowly out.

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  • Neither in Moscow nor anywhere in Russia did anything resembling an insurrection ever occur when the enemy entered a town.

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  • Neither he nor she said a word about what "Natasha nursing him" might mean, but thanks to this letter Nicholas suddenly became almost as intimate with the princess as if they were relations.

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  • Natasha neither saw nor heard her.

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  • This red-haired man was neither a sergeant nor a corporal, but being robust he ordered about those weaker than himself.

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  • Wherever the ship may go, the rush of water which neither directs nor increases its movement foams ahead of it, and at a distance seems to us not merely to move of itself but to govern the ship's movement also.

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  • Of course, neither had her father - until that night.

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  • Neither am I. You turned me down, remember.

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  • Neither of us mentioned the subject since we left New Hampshire.

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  • Neither Betsy nor I saw the broadcast but Quinn and Martha had viewed the showing.

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  • We discussed neither Julie nor Howie over breakfast but Betsy joined me when I left for our office.

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  • Neither Betsy nor I liked chain fast food so I looked in the windows of the café we liked.

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  • Neither the boy nor the girl spoke again for some minutes.

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  • Neither sorrow nor regret followed my passionate outburst.

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  • They are neither fit for war nor peace!

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  • I can neither punish him if he does wrong nor reward him if he does right.

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  • Again he covered himself up with his cloak, but now neither the lodge nor his benefactor was there.

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  • Neither of them is working today, and I'm sure they'd be delighted to join you.

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  • Howie was a total wreck and I'm sure neither Quinn nor I was much better.

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  • The house, with its bare, unplastered log walls, was not overclean--it did not seem that those living in it aimed at keeping it spotless--but neither was it noticeably neglected.

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  • But neither could she doubt the righteousness of the prayer that was being read on bended knees.

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  • Neither Napoleon nor any of his generals had ever before seen such horrors or so many slain in such a small area.

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  • From the moment Pierre had recognized the appearance of the mysterious force nothing had seemed to him strange or dreadful: neither the corpse smeared with soot for fun nor these women hurrying away nor the burned ruins of Moscow.

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  • I was awoken by the gunshot and both of us drove the roads around the perimeter of the property but neither heard nor saw his vehicle.

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  • While we'd both been witness scores of times, neither of us had paid much attention.

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  • Neither men nor toadstools grow so.

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  • But neither they nor a single commanding officer were there, only disorganized crowds of troops of various kinds.

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  • The eighth and largest group, which in its enormous numbers was to the others as ninety-nine to one, consisted of men who desired neither peace nor war, neither an advance nor a defensive camp at the Drissa or anywhere else, neither Barclay nor the Emperor, neither Pfuel nor Bennigsen, but only the one most essential thing--as much advantage and pleasure for themselves as possible.

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  • You plotted against me, you lied to Prince Andrew about my relations with that Frenchwoman and made me quarrel with him, but you see I need neither her nor you!

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  • For three weeks the old prince lay stricken by paralysis in the new house Prince Andrew had built at Bogucharovo, ever in the same state, getting neither better nor worse.

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  • She also knew that neither her father nor her brother would refuse to help the peasants in need, she only feared to make some mistake in speaking about the distribution of the grain she wished to give.

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  • For Gallicisms I won't be responsible," she remarked, turning to the author: "I have neither the money nor the time, like Prince Galitsyn, to engage a master to teach me Russian!"

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  • The two Guardians looked at each other, neither certain how to respond.

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  • Natasha looked at the fat actress, but neither saw nor heard nor understood anything of what went on before her.

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  • From the looks on the glum faces before me, he had neither told them anything nor was there success in their search for the killer.

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  • They looked at one another (now that the hunt was over and they were in the house, Nicholas no longer considered it necessary to show his manly superiority over his sister), Natasha gave him a wink, and neither refrained long from bursting into a peal of ringing laughter even before they had a pretext ready to account for it.

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  • The father and mother did not speak of the matter to their son again, but a few days later the countess sent for Sonya and, with a cruelty neither of them expected, reproached her niece for trying to catch Nicholas and for ingratitude.

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  • She could not help loving the countess and the whole Rostov family, but neither could she help loving Nicholas and knowing that his happiness depended on that love.

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  • Her whole house was scrubbed and cleaned on Saturdays; neither she nor the servants worked, and they all wore holiday dress and went to church.

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  • They could not believe it because they alone knew what their life meant to them, and so they neither understood nor believed that it could be taken from them.

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  • When Denisov had come to Pokrovsk at the beginning of his operations and had as usual summoned the village elder and asked him what he knew about the French, the elder, as though shielding himself, had replied, as all village elders did, that he had neither seen nor heard anything of them.

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  • But after a four days' halt the mob, with no maneuvers or plans, again began running along the beaten track, neither to the right nor to the left but along the old--the worst--road, through Krasnoe and Orsha.

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  • In his place was his father-- Prince Andrew--and his father had neither shape nor form, but he existed, and when little Nicholas perceived him he grew faint with love: he felt himself powerless, limp, and formless.

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  • If the source of power lies neither in the physical nor in the moral qualities of him who possesses it, it must evidently be looked for elsewhere--in the relation to the people of the man who wields the power.

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  • "Neither do I," Damian agreed.

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  • Neither cared to begin talking.

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  • But neither Anna Mikhaylovna nor the footman nor the coachman, who could not help seeing these people, took any notice of them.

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  • She tried to get Nicholas back and wished to go herself to join Petya, or to get him an appointment somewhere in Petersburg, but neither of these proved possible.

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  • Unsure whether to move away from him or verbally fend him off, she did neither.

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  • She wasn't sure what she expected from him, but she was relieved to see he was neither angry nor sad.

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  • Neither spoke, and the chauffeur took them north, instead of south towards home.

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  • Neither spoke on their return trip to the bed and breakfast, and she went straight to her room.

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  • The window was open, assuring her it was neither cold nor raining.

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  • It made no sense, but neither did the sudden craving for peanut butter that dragged her to the kitchen, where yet another man she wanted to avoid was lounging.

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  • From her visions, neither of them was capable of any measure of kindness.

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  • She just rotated to the southwest on orders that neither you nor Jule nor I issued, and the Tucson sites have fallen like flies.

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  • A brief search of the house yielded neither man.

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  • "Neither of you will go anywhere," Ving said firmly.

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  • I think he's since been sickened with evil and forgotten if you don't exist, neither does he.

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  • She could neither control her body's reaction to it nor satiate it.

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  • Physically at ease with him, she nonetheless had no idea how to talk to a lover who was neither one she chose nor human.

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  • Neither mate can have someone else on the side.

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  • Neither was willing to bargain with me for your life.

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  • His tone was neither harsh nor teasing.

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  • Please just know I bear neither of you ill will, despite the outcome.

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  • He was neither ancient nor ugly, with familiar dark eyes and hair and roughly hewn features.

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  • No matter what happened from here on out, neither Darkyn nor Gabriel would ever let them live after this.

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  • Neither was sure what to say.

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  • Dean stretched and extinguished the bedside lamp but neither slept.

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  • Both lay awake, trying not to disturb the other while neither slept until hours after the sun finally slipped around the corner to the other side of the world.

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  • Neither baseball nor football was available at the small Ouray High School.

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  • Neither wanted to retrace their steps to investigate.

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  • They neither saw nor heard anything, and after negotiating the remaining correctly marked turns, were in sight of daylight.

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  • Neither of them lawyers had a problem with me either.

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  • But neither one of us gave a flying fish.

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  • Ginger had—maybe is still having—an affair with her husband's brother, and if she isn't sleeping with their attorney it isn't because neither isn't trying.

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  • He kept an eye out for Billy Langstrom, whom he still hoped to talk to, but he spotted neither him nor Pumpkin Green in the crowd.

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  • "What are you doing here?" she asked with neither smile nor snarl.

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  • But neither seriously considered contacting the law, especially because the law was Acting Sheriff Fitzgerald.

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  • The realization struck Cynthia, too, and as neither had slept particularly well, both plodded through the early morning chores with few words passing between them.

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  • Lydia Larkin had led Dean in with neither exchanging a word.

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  • Aside from Larkin, there was only an elderly clerk who neither looked up nor spoke.

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  • Supper was picked-at leftovers, and neither felt like socializing with Bird Song's guests, who came and went on their own, without their usual afternoon goodies and conversation.

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  • He knew neither her name nor anything about her.

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  • Ain't neither of 'em been around here all afternoon and they were scheduled for duty.

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  • He had neither authority nor right to ignore her emphatic command that he leave her place and remain silent about what he'd seen.

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  • The headlines of the local newspaper proudly announced, "Under Sheriff Solves Fifty-Year-Old Murder," which Lydia neither confirmed nor denied, nor did the Deans offer public comment.

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  • Neither a hero nor a Good Samaritan, Wynn found himself retreating to the far wall, in case the worst-case scenario happened, and one of the powerful creatures decided to act.

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  • Neither she nor human-Deidre thought to involve Gabriel in their plans.

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  • Neither Deidre ever understood that.

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  • Something neither of us does well.

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  • She was much like you, though neither of you were able to gain his trust, for reasons I believe are understandable.

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  • The demon lord did neither.

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  • Neither had told him what exactly it was.

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  • Darkyn didn't move, and neither did Gabriel.

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  • Jonathan was no more blood relation to them than Destiny, but neither child could have been loved more deeply nor considered more a family member.

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  • After that, neither of them would discuss the matter further with her.

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  • Neither of them acted like they noticed Destiny was there, and she only watched them, apparently unconcerned.

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  • Instead he would lay there beside her, neither touching her nor giving any indication that he knew she was there.

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  • Neither was more guilty than the other.

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  • With her, money was neither an advantage nor a handicap.

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  • "Neither of you are funny," Kiki replied.

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  • Neither your domain nor mine.

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  • Neither of them found any trace of what Darkyn sought.

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  • Neither tried to explain their answers.

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  • Neither of us has a choice about being together.

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  • Deidre bolted, neither aware nor concerned where she went or where she ended up.

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  • None of his dealers reported one missing, which left two options, neither of them good.

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  • Neither, he decided, was his past.

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  • Neither did Death sit back and wait to discover the information he needed to do his job.

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  • Neither Kris nor Sasha was capable of mercy or empathy.

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  • For that sake, neither was he.

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  • Despite being brothers, neither approved of what the other did.

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  • And neither was Kris.

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  • "Me neither," she agreed.

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  • You are neither of them.

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  • "Neither do I. You.re wasting my time," Kris said coldly.

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  • Neither worked, so Evelyn let her talk and hugged her hard.

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  • A'Ran had long suspected the two favored each other, but neither had addressed him about it.

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  • When neither responded, she returned to a safe subject.

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  • It did not translate, and neither did it sound like it could be anything else.

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  • Things a man battling for his planet neither had time for nor needed.

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  • She was making it day to day telling herself neither of those things was true.

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  • Neither spoke to her, only stood quietly while their warriors remained in the hallway behind them.

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  • Neither. It must be some movie I saw on TV or a book I read a long time ago.

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  • Neither Fred nor Cynthia had a ready answer.

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  • Edith stood there, neither following her son, nor making any move to enter further into the room.

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  • While he didn't want to hold back important information, neither did he wish to unduly upset the nervous woman any further.

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  • Winter mountain driving was not for the reckless or faint of heart, but the Deans were neither.

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  • While Fred, and to a lesser extent Cynthia, had solved cryptograms in the newspaper, neither were particularly adept at it.

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  • They were quiet for a sometime but could sense from each other's movements that neither was asleep.

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  • Places neither of us has ever been together.

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  • But, to Dean, neither did a 10mm line, all that bound the scampering gnats they could see peppering the icy walls of the gorge.

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  • Neither of the Deans disagreed.

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  • Neither said anything while Dean began to clear the dishwasher from last evening's meal.

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  • Neither Gladys nor Edith emerged from their quarters.

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  • Neither spoke for more than an hour, until the ranch and stable were in sight and Dean's watch reminded them of reality.

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  • Neither. I'm worried about Claire.

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  • Neither said a word as the hall clock began striking midnight.

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  • Neither spoke until the lights of Montrose glowed through the snow.

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  • Neither did I. The jerk managed to do that himself.

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  • Neither Shipton appeared to consider tidiness a high priority.

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  • Neither mentioned the late night phone call during Edith's nocturnal visit nor Cynthia's sudden, unannounced return.

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  • However, neither entirely believed the pronouncement.

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  • Neither one of them had any place or anybody to turn to.

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  • Neither of them could bear to say the word vampire.

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  • He knew he could do neither, so gently took her hand.

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  • Neither wanted to break their embrace.

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  • You know, neither of us has ever known a werewolf.

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  • Neither would ever question nor gossip about their bosses.

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  • Neither spoke on the way.

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  • They released the heartache they had been holding in and were filled with unencumbered passion, melting into each other as they had the first time, but now neither held any secrets, and neither needed to maintain control.

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  • Even if they were together at the full moon, neither would remember.

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  • That evening, Jackson and Elisabeth stayed up late as they had for the previous full moon, neither wanting to waste precious time together sleeping.

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  • He sat on the floor with her, but could discern neither what was wrong, nor how to help.

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  • Neither wished to share their special songs with anyone else.

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  • Communicating love in a way neither had ever experienced, they converged in an esoteric dance in which the world fell away.

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  • Neither of which she could afford.

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  • All of which is neither here nor there.

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  • He was the third man - the only man for her, because he could do something that neither her father nor Josh could.

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  • It was as if they were one person, clinging to each other - neither wanting to be the first to end the embrace.

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  • Neither of us knows each other that well yet.

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  • Neither Alex nor children were the key to happiness - she was.

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  • Both Elise and the Guardian were grim about the world outside the compound, and neither explained exactly why.

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  • Neither will the soldiers.

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  • He neither saw nor heard anything else around him.

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  • "Lilith would never betray me, and neither would Hannah," Kris snapped.

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  • Me neither, I guess.

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  • She wore neither makeup nor jewelry, but her blouse and skirt demonstrated that she had made a half-hearted attempt to dress for company.

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  • Neither of us had ever traveled further west than Ohio but when we were old and retired, we were going there and drink man­hattans at sunset.

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  • He and Fred did not enjoy the same music so when both were home the five-disc machine usually contained two jazz selections for Dean, two country and western for Fred, and a pop group neither liked but both could tolerate.

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  • Rita laughed, but neither looked up nor broke the rhythm of her flying fingers.

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