(used to imply that either or both of the things mentioned may be affected or involved): insurance covering fire and/or wind damage.
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How to use and/or in a sentence
As this list shows, punishments typically run to a short-ish jail sentence and/or a moderately hefty fine.
Winners are solely responsible for any and all federal, state, and local taxes and/or fees that may be incurred.The Daily Beast Company LLC The New Alphas Sweepstakes Official Rules | | December 9, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
Winners will be solely responsible for any and all local, state, and federal taxes, and/or fees that may be incurred.The Daily Beast Company LLC The New Alphas Sweepstakes Official Rules | | December 9, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
Why aren't you as handsome and/or Canadian as Justin Bieber?Justin Bieber Isn’t Even 21, Yet Makes More Money Than Meryl Streep | Amy Zimmerman | November 25, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
This band is different from the rock groups that go in for charismatic lighting and sing of love and/or sex.The Stacks: Pauline Kael's Talking Heads Obsession | Pauline Kael | November 22, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
Retouch along the blade edges often resulted in serrations and/or beveling.
Blade edges are usually straight but may be excurvate and may be beveled on one edge and/or serrated.
The blade is excurvate and may be slightly beveled on one side of each face and/or serrated.
Surface collections from sites in this area indicate a late Archaic and/or Woodland association.
You certainly started something here, Acne and/or Psoriasis.Greener Than You Think | Ward Moore
British Dictionary definitions for and/or
(coordinating) used to join terms when either one or the other or both is indicated: passports and/or other means of identification
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Other Idioms and Phrases with and/or
Both or either of two options. For example, His use of copyrighted material shows that the writer is careless and/or dishonest. This idiom originated in legal terminology of the mid-1800s.
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