You may have encountered the words 'everyone' and everything.' Notice that 'every' is common in both of them. In this lesson, we will learn all about it.
In this lesson, we have tried to cover the use of 'every' as one of the most widely-used words.
'Every' as a Determiner
'Every' as a determiner is used to modify and describe a singular noun and it is used in three concepts.
- 'Every' as a determiner is used to indicate each person or thing in a group or series, to show all members of a group.
- 'Every' as a determiner is used to show how often an activity, event, etc., happens or is done.
I go to the club
- 'Every' as a determiner indicates 'all possible, all, total, complete.'
Position in a Sentence
'Every' as a determiner is used before nouns to describe them. Note that the noun must be singular or abstract and accordibgly the verb is singular too if 'every' is the subject of the sentence. For example:
a singular verb