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    Everyone / Every one of the students loves a good joke.

    Everyone of the students loves a good joke.
    I know that in British English, it should be 'Every one'. Do American use 'Everyone' instead?

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    Re: Everyone / Every one of the students loves a good joke.

    Only "Every one of the students" is possible and correct in all variants of English. "Everyone" has a completely different meaning and would not be followed by "of the students".
    Remember - if you don't use correct capitalisation, punctuation and spacing, anything you write will be incorrect.

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    Re: Everyone / Every one of the students loves a good joke.

    Not every native speaker is always careful about such distinctions in their writing.

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    Re: Everyone / Every one of the students loves a good joke.

    Quote Originally Posted by SoothingDave View Post
    Not every native speaker is always careful about such distinctions in their writing.
    Really? I can't say that mixing up "everyone" and "every one" is something I've noticed is a common error in natives' writing.
    Remember - if you don't use correct capitalisation, punctuation and spacing, anything you write will be incorrect.

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