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
Farlex Dictionary of Idioms. © 2015 Farlex, Inc, all rights reserved.

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
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of American Idioms and Phrasal Verbs. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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She couldn't be saved - and neither could one of their two young sons (though the grief-stricken Farrow hadn't checked the rest of the house and so didn't realise that his body was just a few feet away).