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    "Each of"

    Dear Sir/Madam,
    I want to know which one is actually true:
    - Each of you are....
    -each of you is....
    I wonder about this since my teacher said that the second is right because each is always regarded as third singular person. Whereas, the "each" here is the representative of "you". So, would you give me a light on this?
    Thank you.



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    Re: "Each of"

    In careful writing, "each" takes third person singular.
    In casual speech, you'll often hear the verb match the noun that came right before it.

    [not a teacher, but you should listen to yours]

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