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Either means one or the other of two. It is used before a singular noun.

Before a pronoun or a determiner (the, this, my, your etc.) we use either of. The noun or pronoun after either of is plural.

The verb is usually singular, but it can be plural in an informal style.

Object pronouns after either of

We use object pronouns (them, us) after either of.

The pronoun referring back to either + noun/pronoun can be singular or plural.

After not

After mentioning a negative idea or fact, we can add another negative point by using not --- either.

Either --- or

Either -- or is used to talk about a choice between two alternatives.

Note that either introduces the first of two alternatives.

See Also

Each and every
East, eastern, south, southern etc New!
Either and neither
Elder and eldest
End and finish
Enough to
Especially and specially
Except and except for
Exchange for and exchange with
Ex and former

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