One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
Whichever of two given alternatives is the case.‘they may leave or they may accept the change, but either way, it'll take some work on your end’
- ‘All it takes is a telephone call, either to the council or local councillor, either way it will be removed.’
- ‘It was either give in now or give in later, either way I was going to give in.’
- ‘Give your all to one or the other, either way you'll be a great performer!’
- ‘Suing for libel is much easier in the UK than in the USA, but either way you would not want it to happen.’
- ‘Whether or not the plutocrats will be swayed remains to be seen, but either way BMW has given it its best.’
- ‘They can use it or not, but that's all they get, and he gets paid either way.’
- ‘If you are motivated by money alone then I think you're likely to be disappointed either way.’
- ‘Seeing as he's going to gaol either way, he may as well make a bit of money out of it.’
- ‘She might be guilty or she might be innocent but either way at least someone has been held to account.’
- ‘He had his family's blessing, but says he would have made the break either way.’
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