inglese - distributive adjectives and pronouns
each - every - everyone- every body every thing
every compared to all
technically every means a number of people or things considered inidvidually while all means a number of people or things considered as a Group. But in practice every and its compounds are often used when wr are thinking of a Group.
each (adjective and pronoun9 and every (adjective ) .
each means a nuumber of person of things considered individualy. Every can have this meaning but with every there is less emphasis
on the individual. Every man had a weapon = all the men had weapons and implies that the speaker counted the men and the weapons and found that he had the same number of eache. Each man had qa weapon implies that the speaker went to each man in turn and checked tha he had a weapo.
each is a pronoun ad adjective each man knows what to do
every is an adjective only every man knows......
each can be used of two or more persons or things and is normally used of small numbers every is not normally used of very small numbers.
Both take a singular verb. The possessive adjective is his/her/its.
For the reciprocal pronoun each other
everyone / everybody and everything (pronouns)
everyibe everybody + singular verb is normally preferred to all the people + plural verb we say everyone is ready instead of all the people are ready. There is no difference between everyone and everybody.
everything is similarly preferred to all (the) things we say every has been wasted.
The expressions all( the) people all (the) things are possible when followed by a phrase or a clause :
I got all the things you asked for
Pronouns and possessive adjectives with everyone/everybody and everything
As every one / everybody takes a singular verb the pronoun should be he/him she /her with possessive adjectives his and her. But this is only found in formal English. In ordinary conversation the plural forms they /them and their is used instead :
Has everyone got their books ?
Everyone enjoys it, don't they ?
Eveyone likes their own way/ways of doing things
everything however has the pronoun it and possessive adjective.