each and every

each and every
This is a redundant (wordy) phrase; when used, it requires a singular verb: "Each and every one of you has his own reasons." Preferably, use each or every, not both.

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  • each and every — index collective, in solido Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • each and every — {adj. phr.} Every. Used for emphasis. * /The captain wants each and every man to be here at eight o clock./ * /The teacher must learn the name of each and every pupil./ Syn.: EVERY SINGLE …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • each and every — {adj. phr.} Every. Used for emphasis. * /The captain wants each and every man to be here at eight o clock./ * /The teacher must learn the name of each and every pupil./ Syn.: EVERY SINGLE …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • by and large each and every time — index always (without exception) Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • for each and every day — index per diem Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • every single — or[every last] {adj. phr.} Every. Used for emphasis. * /She dropped the box, and when she opened it, every single glass was broken./ * /When she got home she found every last tomato in the box was rotten./ Syn.: EACH AND EVERY …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • every single — or[every last] {adj. phr.} Every. Used for emphasis. * /She dropped the box, and when she opened it, every single glass was broken./ * /When she got home she found every last tomato in the box was rotten./ Syn.: EACH AND EVERY …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • every — See: AT EVERY TURN, EACH AND EVERY …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • every — See: AT EVERY TURN, EACH AND EVERY …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • Every each — Every Ev er*y, a. & a. pron. [OE. everich, everilk; AS. [=ae]fre ever + [ae]lc each. See {Ever}, {each}.] 1. All the parts which compose a whole collection or aggregate number, considered in their individuality, all taken separately one by one,… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Every now and then — Every Ev er*y, a. & a. pron. [OE. everich, everilk; AS. [=ae]fre ever + [ae]lc each. See {Ever}, {each}.] 1. All the parts which compose a whole collection or aggregate number, considered in their individuality, all taken separately one by one,… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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