See also: every one
- every one (archaic or when referring to every person or thing in a group separately, not as a group)
- arrywun (Bermuda)
From Middle English everichon, equivalent to every + one.
- Every person.
- 1847 October 16, Currer Bell [pseudonym; Charlotte Brontë], chapter XVII, in Jane Eyre. An Autobiography. […], volume (please specify |volume=I to III), London: Smith, Elder, and Co., […], →OCLC:
- It was well I secured this forage […] ; everyone downstairs was too much engaged to think of us.
- 1914 June, James Joyce, Dubliners, London: Grant Richards, →OCLC:
- Everyone's heart palpitated as Leo Dillon handed up the paper and everyone assumed an innocent face.
- 2016, VOA Learning English (public domain):
- Hello, everyone!
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- Spelled every one when referring to every person or thing in a group separately, not as a group: She picked up every one [of them].
- Everyone takes a singular verb: Is everyone here?; Everyone has heard of it. However, similar to what occurs with collective or group nouns like crowd or team, sometimes a plural pronoun refers back to everyone which is also reflected in verb conjugations: Everyone was laughing at first, but then they all stopped. / Everyone has a smart phone nowadays, don't they?
- Along with other universal qualifiers such as all, everybody, and everything, constructions of the form "everyone is not X" are common in colloquial speech usually with the intended meaning of "most people are not X."
- (every person): everybody, the world and his wife
- (every person): no one
- and then everyone on the bus clapped
- everyone and his brother
- everyone and his cousin
- everyone and his dog
- everyone and his grandma
- everyone and his mother
- everyone and their brother
- everyone and their cousin
- everyone and their dog
- everyone and their grandma
- everyone and their mother
- everyone else
- everyone who is anybody
- everyone who is anyone
- everyone who's anybody
- everyone who's anyone
- there for everyone to see
- you cannot please everyone
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