Everybody vs. Every Body

Are 'Everybody' and 'Every Body' both correct words in English? Do they have the same meaning? Can we use them interchangeably? Let's find out.

"Everybody" vs. "Every Body" in English Grammar

Is 'Every Body' a Single Word?

'Every body' as two separate words is not an indefinite pronoun. It is a noun phrase that is rarely used and refers to every single physical body of humans (dead or alive) or the body of a plane, body of government, the body of a text, etc.

Every body in the morgue was investigated by the FBI.

'Everybody' Is a Pronoun

'Everybody' is an indefinite pronoun that indicates every member of a group of people. It has the same meaning as 'everyone', though 'everybody' is more informal and used in spoken language.

He told everybody he was going to move to Rome.

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