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From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englisheverythingev‧ery‧thing /ˈevriθɪŋ/ ●●● S1 W1 pronoun  1 ALL/EVERYTHINGeach thing or all things Everything was covered in a thick layer of dust. I decided to tell her everything. Apart from the bus arriving late, everything else seemed to be going according to plan.2 SITUATIONall the things in your life, work etc Everything’s fine at the moment. I felt that everything was going wrong.3 be/mean everything (to somebody)4 have everything5 and everything6 have everything going for you7 everything but the kitchen sinkGRAMMAR: Singular or plural verb?You use a singular verb after everything: Everything was the same. Don’t say: Everything were the same.
Examples from the Corpus
everything"How's everything at work?" "Very busy."Maria has succeeded at almost everything she has tried to do.Do you have everything you need?everything elseCons: Just about everything else.I already think of nothing but him, but this will be different; this will surpass everything else.That leaves him £22.44 a fortnight for everything else.With that mind-set, everything else becomes secondary to the ability to deliver the next quarterly earnings push-up.In another drawer, set aside from everything else, he found other letters that were full of love.Her photo album was saved, but she lost everything else in the fire.S blocked steel imports, which drove up the cost of automobiles and everything else made from steel.It's everything else that's trouble.He wanted to see how we would react when everything else was going wrong.