Either…Or … connects two choices: we can use either…or to emphasise a choice. (Either…or is used to refer to two things or people.) In most cases ‘either’ can be omitted.

1. You can either stay here or come with us, it’s up to you.

2. It was either Francesco or Roberto who received your message but they are both out of the office right now.

3. You can either cooperate with the police or spend the rest of your life in jail.

4. The minimum salary is either set by a minimum wage law or determined by the demand and supply of that labor.

5. Either he loves eating McDonalds every day or he can’t afford anything better.

6. You can either go to college or find a job but you can’t stay in my house unless you have something to do.

7. People usually believe that the USA is either a great symbol of democracy and freedom or a country that does not know how to mind its own business but few people are neutral.

8. We can either buy a small apartment in the centre of the city or buy a villa in the countryside, it depends on the type of life we want to live.

9. In my opinion, either Spain or Germany will win the next World Cup.

10. Either you win or lose, there are almost never ties in basketball.

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