Each and every

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Each is used to talk about two or more people or things; every is used to talk about three or more.

We prefer each when we are thinking of people or things separately. We prefer every when we are thinking of people or things together.

Every, but not each, can be used with abstract nouns.

Similarly every can be used with numbers.

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