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    Post How to use "each"?

    Hello, can some one let me know which of the following use of "each" is correct?

    - We will order 500 units each of the models.
    - We will order 500 units of each model.

    It sounds like to me that the second sentence "500 units of each model" is correct, but I also feel both is correct.
    Please advise.
    Last edited by Chika_Chika; 27-Jun-2012 at 00:56.

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    Re: How to use "each"?

    Quote Originally Posted by Chika_Chika View Post
    Hell, can some one let me know which of the following use of "each" is correct?

    - We will order 500 units each of the models.
    - We will order 500 units of each models.

    It sounds like to me that the second sentence "500 units of each models" is correct, but I also feel both is correct.
    Please advise.
    Sentence 2 is the more natural construction but remove the plural from the noun:

    - We will order 500 units of each model.

    Your first sentence is not impossible if you add an "of".

    - We will order 500 units of each of the models. (Note that "each of" requires the plural noun.)

    I would like to point out that, to me, "each of the models" makes it sound like you are talking about people (ie catwalk/fashion models, Kate Moss, etc), whereas "each model" would lead me to assume you were talking about some kind of equipment.
    Remember - if you don't use correct capitalisation, punctuation and spacing, anything you write will be incorrect.

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    Re: How to use "each"?

    Quote Originally Posted by emsr2d2 View Post
    Sentence 2 is the more natural construction but remove the plural from the noun:

    - We will order 500 units of each model.

    Your first sentence is not impossible if you add an "of".

    - We will order 500 units of each of the models. (Note that "each of" requires the plural noun.)

    I would like to point out that, to me, "each of the models" makes it sound like you are talking about people (ie catwalk/fashion models, Kate Moss, etc), whereas "each model" would lead me to assume you were talking about some kind of equipment.

    Thank you very much for your prompt and detailed reply!
    That helps much.

    I just removed the plural.

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    Re: How to use "each"?

    Quote Originally Posted by Chika_Chika View Post
    Hell, can some one let me know which of the following use of "each" is correct?

    - We will order 500 units each of the models.
    - We will order 500 units of each model.

    It sounds like to me that the second sentence "500 units of each model" is correct, but I also feel both is correct.
    Please advise.
    Why did you begin your post with the word "hell"?

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    Re: How to use "each"?

    Quote Originally Posted by birdeen's call View Post
    Why did you begin your post with the word "hell"?
    I wondered that, then realised it was probably a typo - 'help'.

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    Re: How to use "each"?

    Or "hello".
    Remember - if you don't use correct capitalisation, punctuation and spacing, anything you write will be incorrect.

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    Re: How to use "each"?

    Could be 'hello'.

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    Re: How to use "each"?

    Quote Originally Posted by tzfujimino View Post
    Could be 'hello'.
    Sorry, it was a typo. I meant to say "HELLO".
    Thank you for catching the error.

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