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Definición de “every” en inglés

every

determiner (ALL)    /ˈev.ri/
A1 used when referring to all the members of a group of three or more: The police want to interview every employee about the theft. The show will be broadcast every weekday morning between 9.00 and 10.00. We're open every day except Sunday. I've been out every night this week. Every time I go to London I get caught in a traffic jam. Ten pence is donated to charity for every bottle sold. These paintings may look like the real thing, but (each and) every one of them is a fake. That salmon was very expensive so make sure you eat up every (single) bit.Both, all, each and every every bit as equally as: Opponents of the war are considered every bit as patriotic as supporters.Similar and the sameDescribing people with the same qualities every last every: We catch the majority of people, but hunting down every last tax dodger is impossible.Both, all, each and every every which way US in all directions: The game was hindered by a fierce wind that swept the ball every which way.General location and orientation in every way in all ways: This movie is in every way a masterpiece of cinematography.General (your) every need all the things that you need or want: There'll be an assistant there to see to your every need.Feelings of desire Gramática:All and every + nounsThe meaning of all and every is very similar but we use them in different ways. We use all with plural and uncountable nouns and every with singular nouns:See moreGramática:All (of) theWe can use all and all of before articles (the, a/an), demonstratives (this, that) and possessives (our, his) but we can’t use every before them:See moreGramática:All day, every dayWe use all day, all week, all month to mean ‘one entire day/week/month’:See moreGramática:All or every: typical errorsSee moreGramática:Any or every?We use any and every to talk about the total numbers of things in a group. Their meanings are not exactly the same:See moreGramática:EveryEvery is a determiner.See moreGramática:Every meaning ‘each member of a group’We use every + singular noun to refer individually to all the members of a complete group of something:See moreGramática:Every: regular situationsWe use every with a singular noun to refer to something that happens regularly:See moreGramática:Every singleWe often use single with every to emphasise each member of a complete group of people or things:See moreGramática:Every one or everyone?We use every one, written as two words, to refer back to a noun we have already mentioned:See moreGramática:Every otherWe use every other to mean ‘alternate’:See moreGramática:Every: typical errorsSee moreGramática:Each or every?We use each to refer to individual things in a group or a list of two or more things. It is often similar in meaning to every, but we use every to refer to a group or list of three or more things.See more
(Definition of every determiner (ALL) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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