A new laptop - part 3 - for ESL speaking
Neither nor - either or
Neither = not either
I don't like tea. Neither do I. or Nor do I.
I don't like tea. Me neither. or Nor me. (More relaxed, informal speech).
Neither John nor I can swim. Neither of us can swim. (Negative)
Either John or I can fetch the takeaway. Either of us can fetch the takeaway. (Positive)
Draw the line: Set a limit or boundary.
I must draw the line at your behaviour. It is unacceptable.
I don't mind cooking one or twice a week but I draw the line at every day.
Environmental considerations are important but we need energy so where do you draw the line?
Check out: Informal way of saying 'to look at' or 'investigate'.
Hey, check out that car! It looks amazing.
Let's check out that new Japanese restaurant.