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    Default We each have a bike

    In 1, "each" is an adverb, so doesn't influence the number of "have", right? On the other hand, in 2, "each" is a pronoun, affecting the number of "has".

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    1.We each have a bike.
    2.Each of us has a bike.

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    Default Re: We each have a bike

    I wouldn't call it an adverb, though some analysts might. I don't think it matters. What matters is the meaning:

    We ...have [one] bike [each]
    Each [individual] of us has a bike.

    Make the subject agree in number with the verb, and the 'each' takes care of itself.

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