using the word "or"


“Rental agreement” means all written or oral agreements embodying the terms and conditions
concerning the use and occupancy of a dwelling unit.


The way this sentence is constructed it seems that the word "all" with the word "or" does not imply that it must be one or the other. It seems to suggest that you could have both  written and oral agreements at the same time.   Does this make sense?

asked Apr 08 '13 at 12:55 Shane Desautels New member

0 answers

Your answer

Write at least 20 characters

Have a question about English grammar, style or vocabulary use? Ask now to get help from Grammarly experts for FREE.