Either Or: How to Use Either Or in a Sentence

Either or!!! In this lesson, we will learn how to use either … or in English and show some example sentences.

Either Or

  • Either is used as a conjunction so we can express alternatives and/ or a choice between two things or people.
  • Either or is correlative conjunction. We use either or to connect things which are the same types, phrases, clauses, or words.

For example:

  • Either dye or paints are used to color cloth.
  • It’s the kind of movie you either love or hate.
  • Either my father or my brothers are coming.
  • The young men were assessed as either safe or unsafe drivers.
  • A door must be either shut or open.
  • You add either one or two cloves of garlic.
  • You can either write or phone to request a copy.
  • I think she’s either Russian or Polish.
  • You must either stay at home or come with us.
  • Either she goes or I go.
  • It’s either me or her. You can’t have it both ways.
  • Either John or Jane has to give up their job.
  • I left it either on the table or in the drawer.
  • She knew she could either admit the truth or brazen it out.
  • Either you leave now or I call the police!
  • If either David or Janet comes, they will want a drink.
  • You’re either with me or against me.
  • I’m going to buy either a camera or a CD player with money.

How to Use Either Or | Infographic

How to Use Either Or in English Sentences


Last Updated on August 3, 2023

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