everyone

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everyone - everybody
‘everyone’ and ‘everybody’
You usually use everyone or everybody to refer to all the people in a particular group.
The police had ordered everyone out of the office.
There wasn't enough room for everybody.
There is no difference in meaning between everyone and everybody, but everyone is more common in written English, and everybody is more common in spoken English.
You can also use everyone and everybody to talk about people in general.
Everyone has the right to freedom of expression.
Everybody has to die some day.
After everyone or everybody you use a singular form of a verb.
Everyone wants to find out what is going on.
Everybody is selling the same product.
referring back
When you are referring back to everyone or everybody, you usually use they, them, or their.
Will everyone please carry on as best they can.
Everybody had to bring their own paper.
‘every one’
Don't confuse everyone with every one. You use every one to emphasize that something is true about each one of the things or people you are mentioning.
He read every one of her novels.
She thought about her friends. Every one had tried to help her.
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