Re: Can "eitrher" be used if there are three or more selections?
I have a sentence:
"If you tab past the third field without entering a check mark in
either of the three fields, a message is displayed."
Does either only apply when you have two choices or can I use it if
there are three or more choices? Should I be using "any" instead of
"either"? It is important that I keep the mention of "three fields"
in the senetence.
Thanks...I'm sure the answer is taught in Writing 101, but right now,
I'm lucky if I can recall my name, let alone the answer to this question.
Either is used for two choices. I suggest using the word any for more than two choices.
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