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All and Every

  1. All soccer players like winning.  vs. Every soccer players likes winning.
  2. All cows eat grass. v.s Every cow eats grass.
  3. All people are created equal. vs Every person is created equal.

Formula: All + Plural Noun + Plural Verb

e.g. All spiders have eight legs.

Formula: Every + Singular Noun + Singular Verb

e.g. Every spider has eight legs.

Common Usages:

  1. All my friends
  2. All the girls
  3. All those books
  4. All Malaysians enjoy eating.
  5. All the leaves have turned brown.

The Relative clauses.

  1. All you need is …
  2. All I said was, “You are the best”
  3. All we want is …