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    everything / every thing

    Could anyone tell me the differences between (every thing and everything; any thing and anything)

    Similarly, (some body and somebody; every body and everybody)

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    Re: everything / every thing

    Thanks friends.

    That grammar site does not have any page dealing with "everything" and "every thing".

    Does that mean there is no difference between "everything" and "everything?

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    Re: everything / every thing

    Quote Originally Posted by user_gary View Post
    Thanks friends.

    That grammar site does not have any page dealing with "everything" and "every thing".

    Does that mean there is no difference between "everything" and "everything?

    The non-compound modified pronoun
    any one or every one put a greater emphasis on the word one and mean "any single person or thing" and "every single person or thing."

    Every thing usually goes with some other determinative/s in between. In this case, every is an indefinite adjective.

    Every other thing
    Every other good thing
    Every single thing
    Every little thing

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