neither can (one)

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neither can (one)

One is also incapable of doing something. A: "The crowd is screaming so much I can't even hear the band!" B: "Neither can I—let's get out of here." A: "I can't believe Janet's bosses would do something like that to her." B: "Yeah, neither could she."
See also: can, neither

Neither can I

 
1. I cannot do that either. (Any subject pronoun can be used in place of I.) Bill: No matter what they do to them, I just can't stand sweet potatoes! Bob: Neither can I. John: Let's go. I cannot tolerate the smoke in here. Jane: Neither can I.
See also: can, neither
References in classic literature ?
On the second morning, about eleven o'clock, the king himself in person, attended by his nobility, courtiers, and officers, having prepared all their musical instruments, played on them for three hours without intermission, so that I was quite stunned with the noise; neither could I possibly guess the meaning, till my tutor informed me.