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Edit This Grammar Lesson: Everyday vs. Every Day

Welcome to another Edit This® grammar lesson. Today, let's discuss the difference between Everyday and Every day. Do you know when to use each one?

Most of you might be saying, "Why, yes, I do!" But for others, it's not that easy. In regular speech, everyday and every day sound identical – but which one you use in your writing will make or break a sentence. So, let's clear up any lingering confusion.

Everyday (one word) means ordinary, typical, standard, average, or someone or something that is seen or used all the time.

* I need a vacation from everyday life.

* Everyday people like me don't win the lottery.

* I'm just wearing everyday clothing.

Meanwhile, every day (two words) is simply another way to say "each day."

* I could watch this movie every day.

* Every day, people go to work.

* You learn something new every day.

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