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each

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englisheacheach /iːtʃ/ ●●● S1 W1 determiner, pronoun, adverb  1 EVERYONEevery one of two or more things or people, considered separatelyevery She had a bottle in each hand. Grill the fish for five minutes on each side. Each member of the team is given a particular job to do. We each have our own skills. When the children arrive, you give them each a balloon. There are four bedrooms, each with its own shower and WC. The tickets cost £20 each (=each ticket costs £20). You get two cookies each (=every one of you gets two cookies).each of I’m going to ask each of you to speak for three minutes. There are 250 blocks of stone, and each one weighs a ton.each day/week/month etc (=on each day, in each week etc) a disease that affects about 10 million people each year2 each and every3 each to his/their ownGRAMMAR: Patterns with eachEach is used before a singular noun with a singular verb: Each item was thoroughly checked.Each can also be used before ‘of’ and a plural noun. The verb should still be singular: Each of these people has some useful talent or experience.You usually use ‘his’, ‘her’, ‘himself’, or ‘herself’ after each: Each boy is issued with his own locker.Each of them tried it for herself.However, you can use ‘they’, ‘them’, ‘their’ etc when you do not want to say whether people are male or female: Each individual has a right to express their views.Don’t use each in negative clauses. Use none: None of the answers was correct. Don’t say: Each of the answers was not correct.USAGE: Each, everyIt is often correct to use either each or every, but they have slightly different meanings.Use each when you are thinking about the people or things in a group separately, one by one: Each student came forward to receive a medal.Each time you exercise, you get a little stronger.Use every when you are thinking about the whole group of people or things together, with no exceptions: Every student was given a prize.You have to enter your password every time you log on.Don’t use each after words such as ‘almost’, ‘nearly’, or ‘not’. Use every: Almost every window was broken.Not every child enjoyed the party.
Examples from the Corpus
each day/week/month etcDraw a circle on it based on your decision as to how far you are prepared to travel to work each day.Find a partner-spouse, friend, or coworker-who will pick an object for you to write about before work each day.Nationwide studies reveal that savings card holders spend an average 33 percent more, or $ 36, on groceries each week.Weigh at the same time and under the same conditions each day.It could be put on and off each day, although with difficulty.There is no classroom; students participate in a conference call each week for about two hours with an instructor.Treatment continued for seven weeks, and each day the hamsters were weighed and tumour areas were measured.Practice breathing in this way for twenty minutes each day until it becomes second nature.