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Unit 39. too/either so am I/neither do I etc.

too and either
Unit 39. too/either so am I/neither do I etc. Unit 39. too/either so am I/neither do I etc.
We use too and either at the end of a sentence.
 
We use too after a positive verb:
 
- ‘I'm happy.’ ‘I'm happy too.’
- ‘I enjoyed the film.’ ‘I enjoyed it too.’
- Mary is a doctor. Her husband is a doctor too.
 
We use either after a negative verb (am not / isn't / can't etc.):
 
- ‘I'm not happy.’ ‘I'm not happy either.’ (not ‘I'm not happy too.’)
- ‘I can't cook.’ ‘I can't either.’
- Bill doesn't watch TV. He doesn't read newspapers either.

 
So am I / Neither do I etc.
Unit 39. too/either so am I/neither do I etc. Unit 39. too/either so am I/neither do I etc.
  am/is/are …
  was/were …
so do/does …
  did …
  have/has …
neither can …
  will …
  must …

So am I (= I am too), So have I (= I have too) etc.:
- ‘I'm tired.’ ‘So am I.’ (not ‘So I am.’)
- ‘I was late for work today.’ ‘So was John.
- ‘I work in a bank.’ ‘So do I.
- ‘We went to the cinema last night.’ ‘Did you? So did we.
 
Neither am I (= I'm not either), Neither have I (= I haven't either) etc.:
 
- ‘I haven't got a key.’ ‘Neither have I.’ (not ‘Neither I have.’)
- ‘Ann can't cook.’ ‘Neither can Tom.’
- ‘I won't (= will not) be here tomorrow.’ ‘Neither will I.
- ‘I never eat meat.’ ‘Neither do I.’
 
You can also use Nor … (= Neither):
- ‘I'm not married.’ ‘Nor am I.' (= Neither am I.)’
 
See Unit 37. I am / I don’t etc.
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