Everything

'Everything' is an indefinite pronoun. In this lesson, we will discover the functions, uses, and more about the word 'everything.'

Everything is known as one of the indefinite pronouns in English grammar. We have covered all of its uses in this lesson.

'Everything' as an Indefinite Pronoun

Use

Everything as an indefinite pronoun is used to show all the things in a group of things or all the important things.

  • all the things in a group of things

I know everything about you.

all the things

Everything in this house stinks.

  • all the important things

My mother means everything to me.

all the important things

Money is everything.

Tip

Everything also means all the things that are happening in someone's life. For example:

How's everything?

Position in a Sentence

Everything as an indefinite pronoun is used to replace a noun it refers to, which can be a subject or an object. As the subject, it takes a singular verb. For example:

Everything is fine.

'Everything' replaces the subject and takes the singular verb.

My mother means everything to me.

'Everything' is the object.

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