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    Default Re: everybody

    Quote Originally Posted by navi
    Which of these sentences is correct:
    1-What he does for a living isn't difficult. Everybody can do that.
    2-Everybody could have commited the murder.
    The first one is okay. (You could replace Everybody with Anybody there.) I think you can use Everybody in the second one only if you mean all of us. Otherwise, use Anybody there. In both cases, Anybody would be more idiomatic.

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