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    Learn English > English lessons and exercises > English test #84900: Determiners and Distributive Pronouns
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    Determiners and Distributive Pronouns

    Every         It is a determiner. It is usually followed by a singular noun and verb.

                     It is used when referring to all the members of a group of three or more.

                     It can be used before a plural noun in expressions that refers to intervals such as

                     'every four years'.

                     The teacher knows every student in the school.

                     I enjoyed every minute of my stay in Africa.

    Each          It refers to every thing, person, etc. in a group of two or more, considered separately.

                     Before a noun with a determiner ( the, my, this etc. ) we use 'each of '.

                     Each girl was given a doll.

                     Each of the girls was given a doll.

    Everything  All things.

                     He lost everything in the big flood last year.

    Everyone   All people.

                    She could start the meeting because everyone had arrived.

    Either       Means one or the other of the two.

                    There are shops on either side of street.

    Neither      Means not one nor the other of the two.

                    I like neither of his parents.

          I like neither apples nor oranges.


    Both         Two people or things.

                    We can't do both these things.

    To speak of more than two persons or things we can use:

    All / Any / None

    You can take all three of these apples.

    I like none of your three brothers.

    I don't like any of these books. ('any' is used in negative sentences)


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    1. The train leaves four hours.

    2. There are two towels in the bathroom. You can take of them.

    3. I have three sisters. of them are teachers.

    4. of the children wants to win the prize but only one of them can win it.

    5. of the books are hers. They belong to Mary's sons.

    6. Eva and Julie are students.

    7. She invited several friends to her birthday party, but came.

    8. I don't like of these films.

    9. You look so happy and relieved. must be OK.

    10. was in dread when they saw the dangerous animal approaching.

    11. of them lives in Poland. They live in America.

    12. Susie and Eva are nice and friendly. I like them.

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