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    everyday or every day?

    I read the sentence on the Internet.

    "Do you read newspaper everyday?"

    The original sentence uses everyday, not every day.

    Is it correct? The word everyday is an adjective, and the phrase every day is an adverb.

    Which one is correct, everyday or every day?

    Thank you!
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    #2

    Re: everyday or every day?

    See the Similar Threads below, and then see if you can answer your own question.

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    #3

    Re: everyday or every day?

    Thank you, Rover_KE.

    I think every day is correct after reading some threads.

    Am I correct?

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    Re: everyday or every day?

    I am not a teacher.

    Yes, you are.

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    Re: everyday or every day?

    Thank you, Roman55.

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    Re: everyday or every day?

    I am not a teacher.

    You're welcome, dido4.

    In future, just click on the 'Thank' button rather than write a new post to say 'thank you'. In this way other forum users won't rush to the thread thinking an exciting new post has been written, only to be disappointed and then leave feeling that their time has been wasted.

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    #7

    Re: everyday or every day?

    Quote Originally Posted by dido4 View Post
    "Do you read the newspaper
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    Re: everyday or every day?

    In BrE, it's more natural to say "Do you read a newspaper every day?" or "Do you read the paper every day?" Don't ask me why we use the indefinite article with one and the definite article with the other, but we do.
    Remember - if you don't use correct capitalisation, punctuation and spacing, anything you write will be incorrect.

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