Which Word?

Which Word

Each or Every

Each and every are similar in meaning, so it is often possible to use each or every.
Each time (or Every time ) I see him, he looks so sad.
There are two beds in each room in the hospital.
But remember, each and every are not exactly the same.
We can use each when we want to talk about things separately, one by one
Look at each student carefully.(look at them one by one)
Each is more usual to use for a small number.
I had four cars in different colors.
Each can be used for two things.
In cricket, Each team has eleven players. (not every team)
In the debate, Each member has ten minutes in their first round (not every team)
Each can be used with or without a noun.
Each is different.


Above-and-over can both be used to describe a position higher than something:
The helicopter hovered above us.
He has built a new room above/over my garage.
Birds are flying above the mountain.
The picture is above the fireplace.
When you are talking about movement from one side of something of the other, you can only use over:
A rabbit jumped over the stream.
Over can also mean ‘covering’:
The mother put a blanket over the sleeping baby.
We put rug over him.
Above-and-over can also mean ‘more than’.
Above can be used in relation to a minimum level or a fixed point:
100 meters above sea level.
Over is used with numbers, ages, money, and time.
He must be over 60.
This book costs over 100 bucks.
She waited over 3 hours.