All and every | Grammar worksheet

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The words all and every have very similar meanings. Use all with plural nouns; use every with singular nouns.

Can you use all and every correctly? Test your understanding with this grammar exercise.

1. All ............... were out. (light / lights)

2. ............. child needs love. (Every / All)

3. ............ children were asked to submit their work. (All / Every)

4. I have read .............. book on that shelf. (every / all)

5. I have written to ............. friend I have. (every / all)

6. I like .............. music. (all / every)

7. You should dust the furniture ............... day. (every / all)

8. You have every ................ to be happy. (reason / reasons)

9. Trains leave ................ ten minutes. (every / all)

10. I have cleaned ................. the windows. (all / every)

Answers

1. All lights were out.

2. Every child needs love.

3. All students were asked to submit their work.

4. I have read every book on that shelf.

5. I have written to every friend I have.

6. I like all music.

7. You should dust the furniture every day.

8. You have every reason to be happy.

9. Trains leave every ten minutes.

10. I have cleaned all the windows.

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Along
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