either of them | us

either of them | us

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Point 82 in the category of PRONOUNS quantity is defined as:

a wide range of pronouns (‘neither’, ‘either’, ‘none’) with ‘of’ followed by an object pronoun.

However most of this structure overlaps with Negation point 19, so we will only investigate ‘either of them|us’ in this post.

Collocates 4 spaces either side of ‘either of them|us’ in iWeb:

1 THEM 15467
2 US 5226
3 EVER 574
4 NOR 93


DOUBT

  Brainerd Dispatch
I welcome the opportunity to visit with either of them, but doubt it will happen.

6 WOULDNT 80
7 BOTHER 55
8 HAVENT 55
9 IMAGINED 38
10 BLAME 33
11 SEPARATELY 32
12 SPOKEN 30
13 UNBEKNOWNST 29
14 MARRY 22
15 TERMINATE 21
16 DIES 21
17 ANTICIPATED 21
18 INDIVIDUALLY 21
19 JUDICIAL 20
20 BELONG 20

B1 in red.


There are only 2 examples in PELIC:

42084,eg2,Arabic,Male,806,5,g,5366,1,223 B2/C1

Eventually when the woman was feeling that her life couldn’t get worse, the car in front of her suddenly stopped so she went to the other lane and crashed into the man’s car but thanks god nothing happened to either of them, the cars took all of the damage.

40450,ed1,Korean,Male,742,4,g,5195,1,162 B2

Most of the students who are living in Bundang might spend time making an excursion to either of them.

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