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    #1

    "all" and "everybody"

    Teacher says to students: All stand up.
    Teacher says to students: Everybody stand up.

    All students are going for stydy tour.
    Every student is going for study tour.
    Which sentences are correct?
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    #2

    Re: "all" and "everybody"

    Not a teacher

    Based on:

    "All" = the whole group (plural treatment)
    "Every" = each member of the group (singular treatment)

    My conclusion:

    "All the students are going for a study tour." The same tour for all
    "Every student is going for a study tour." Maybe individual tours.

    Both correct, in my opinion.

    A pleasure to be corrected, if I'm wrong. Live and learn.

    M.

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