Is this sentence written with correct grammer?
Neither the boss or I know whether they have perjured themselves.
I would say, "If they have perjured themselves, the boss and I are unaware." It eliminates the ambiguity of who has committed the perjury, and reads better. As a general rule of thumb, if you cannot avoid using a negative word (neither), at least use a strong one.
|link comment||answered Jun 06 '13 at 06:39 TyJBrown13 New member|
Neither the boss nor I know whether we perjured ourselves.
You can't use "themselves" because boss/I are subjects, so you have to use the equivalent pronoun.
Depending on what the sentence before and after are saying, I'd try and recast the sentence completely..."My boss and I wondered whether we perjured ourselves" or "Could my boss and I have committed perjury, without realizing it?" or....
|link||edited Jun 13 '13 at 18:09 Diana New member|
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