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    each/every

    1-Each of them will not get paid.
    2-Every one of them will not get paid.


    Do sentences 1 and 2 mean:
    a-None of them will get paid.
    or:
    b-Not all of them will get paid.


    Is this sentence correct:


    3-Their friendship will work provided that each of them will not disrespect the others.

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    Navi.
    Last edited by navi tasan; 27-Mar-2013 at 08:53.

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    #2

    Re: each/wvery/

    Logically both 1 and 2 are equivalent to "None of them will get paid," which is what you should say rather than either 1 or 2, because both 1 and 2 are very unnatural and awkward.

    3 is also incorrect. Replace will not with does not.

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