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    Usage of every

    Hi everyone, I have a question related to the usage of every in the following conext. What does the word "every" mean in the following context? And if I omit it, will the sentence have the same meaning that it is wanted to convey?

    1- Spain is not famous for production of apples. One in every two apples consumed in Spain is imported.

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    Re: Usage of every

    - One apple per two apples
    - Half the apples
    - 50% of the apples

    You could say "One in two apples ..." with no change in meaning but it's less common/natural.
    Remember - if you don't use correct capitalisation, punctuation and spacing, anything you write will be incorrect.

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    Re: Usage of every

    Quote Originally Posted by subhajit123 View Post
    Hi everyone.

    I have a question related to the usage of 'every' in the following context.

    What does the word "every" mean in the following context? And If I omit it, will the sentence have the same meaning that it is wanted I want it to convey?

    1- Spain is not famous for the production of apples. One in every two apples consumed in Spain is imported.
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