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/ˈevri/
EACH A1 each one of a group of people or things: He knows the name of every child in the school. Every one of the paintings was a fake.Both, all, each and every
HOW OFTEN A1 used to show that something is repeated regularly: He goes to Spain every summer. Take the antibiotics every four hours.Both, all, each and everyContinually and repeatedly
POSSIBLE B2 as much as is possible: I'd like to wish you every success in your new job. Every effort is being made to solve the problem.Both, all, each and every
every now and then/every so often sometimes, but not often: We still meet up every now and then.Continually and repeatedly
one in every five/ten, etc used to show how many people or things in a group are affected by or involved in somethingNumerical relationships
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