a present for all/each/every one

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navi tasan

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1-I have a present for each one of you.
2-I have a present for every one of you.
3-I have a present for all of you.

4-Each of you will get a present.

5-Every one of you will get a present.
6-All of you will get a present.

7-Each of you will get one present.
8-Every one of you will get one present.
9-All of you will get one present.


In which case:
a-'you' will have to share a single present
in which
b-there are as many presents as there are people. One present for each person
and which sentence are:
c-ambiguous.

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Navi.
 
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1-I have a present for each one of you.
2-I have a present for every one of you.
3-I have a present for all of you.

4-Each of you will get a present.

5-Every one of you will get a present.
6-All of you will get a present.

7-Each of you will get one present.
8-Every one of you will get one present.
9-All of you will get one present.


In which case:
a-'you' will have to share a single present
in which
b-there are as many presents as there are people. One present for each person
and which sentence are:
c-ambiguous.

Gratefully,
Navi.

You have been on the forum for a long time, Navi. You know we don't just hand out the answers. Tell us what you think first and then we'll comment.
 

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Sorry Emsr2d2,

In this case I will have to guess!

1-I have a present for each one of you.
2-I have a present for every one of you.
3-I have a present for all of you.
The first three are all ambiguous.


4-Each of you will get a present.
b
5-Every one of you will get a present. b
6-All of you will get a present. c

7-Each of you will get one present. b
8-Every one of you will get one present. b
9-All of you will get one present. c


As I said these are just guesses.
Gratefullly,

Navi.
 

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The ambiguity seems a bit forced in 9 IMO.
 

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Sorry Emsr2d2,

In this case I will have to guess!

1-I have a present for each one of you.
2-I have a present for every one of you.
3-I have a present for all of you.
The first three are all ambiguous.


4-Each of you will get a present.
b
5-Every one of you will get a present. b
6-All of you will get a present. c

7-Each of you will get one present. b
8-Every one of you will get one present. b
9-All of you will get one present. c


As I said these are just guesses.
Gratefullly,

Navi.

I don't find 1 or 2 to be ambiguous. With the language "each one of you" and every one of you", it seems clear that each person will get a present.
 
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