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    Learn English > English lessons and exercises > English test #111772: Each or Every
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    Each or Every


    1.    EACH  = "every", considered SEPARATELY.

    A) EACH insists on the individual 
    Each = one by one;  therefore, it is followed by a verb in the singular  and accompanied by personal pronoun in the singular. 

    - Yes, Billy, each student has his own way of learning, and you have yours. 

    B ) EACH can be placed before the verb:
    - The little boys each decided to take different toys and play separately. 

    C) EACH is used to speak about two persons, two objects etc. considered separately.
    - My mother was holding a bag in each hand. 

    D ) EACH can be followed by OF;  the verb will then be in the singular.
    - Each of the twins has different personalities. 

    EVERY= one of a group TAKEN COLLECTIVELY.

    A) EVERY is used for people or objects in the singular, ( it is followed by a noun and a verb in the singular), but considered as a generalisation, as a whole. 
    - In this class, every student is a boarder. 

    :pgb If EVERY must be replaced by personal pronoun , or accompanied by a possessive, they will be in the plural: them/their.   this is compulsory in British English.) 

    - Every famous painter has brought their best picture for the exhibition. 







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    1. In this street, house is different, whereas in the other neighbourhoods, house is the same and the only difference is colours.
    2. Lucy will you please sort these games out and put different item in box? In 20 minutes, game must be out of the way, in own boxes. Remember, I want you to tidy up your room and not only when I'm angry.
    3. Repeat sentence several times to learn the poem by heart. If you do that morning, you'll know it in no time. student will then recite the poem in front of the whole class. As knows it perfectly, able to appreciate your performance.




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