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    Difference of every & all

    Every' is used before a singular noun, while 'all' is used before a plural noun.

    1. Every growing child needs milk.
    2. All growing children need milk.

    Is there any difference between the above sentences?

    Would be grateful if you could give us some more examples to make them clear.

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    Re: Difference of every & all

    They mean much the same, but you could argue that the first puts puts a greater emphasis on 100% of growing children.

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    Re: Difference of every & all

    Quote Originally Posted by Tdol View Post
    They mean much the same, but you could argue that the first puts puts a greater emphasis on 100% of growing children.

    Do you mean that the second sentence puts a greater emphasis on 100% of growing children?

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    Re: Difference of every & all

    I agree with Tdol that it's the first sentence that could put a greater emphasis on 100% of growing children.

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