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This is silly, I just had a conversation with a friend of mine, and I just can't figure it out, 'cause everyone IS working, or everyone does like me sounds good, but if you think about it it should be do. Which one is it?
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Hi,

I'd say "everybody/everyone does" and "everybody/everyone is".

From The Columbia Guide to Standard American English :

everybody, everyone (prons.) These indefinite pronouns are grammatically singular but notionally plural. Both everybody and everyone as subjects agree regularly with their singular verbs: Everybody is expected for dinner. But with subsequent pronouns they may take either the singular his or her or the notionally plural their: Everyone is to bring his or her [their] calculators.
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Hi,

i would also say "Everyone does", "Everyone has", Everyone is", coz everyone is a singular word...

Cheers!! Sonia
Hi. What do you it should be when each person has to bring a calculator for him or herself? Could it be "Everyone is to bring his or her [their] calculator" (in singular)? Also shouldn't the word "Everyone" be two separate words - "Every one"? Thank you in advance.

Sentence from The Columbia Guide to Standard American English:

Everyone is to bring his or her [their] calculators
What do you it should be when each person has to bring a calculator for him or herself? Could it be "Everyone is to bring his or her [their] calculator" (in singular)?-- Yes

Also shouldn't the word "Everyone" be two separate words - "Every one"? -- No. Everyone is a personal pronoun referring to humans ('Everyone was happy at the party.'). 'Every one' refers to all of a collection of things or people ('Your room is a mess. Pick up every one of your toys, please.' 'Everyone was happy at the party because every one of them was drunk.)

Sentence from The Columbia Guide to Standard American English: Everyone is to bring his or her (formal) [their (informal)] calculators
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Do you say... Does every person ...? or Do every person?

Use 'does'.

But more natural is everybody or everyone.

What is correct--everybody says Amen...or

everybody say Amen

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gray olive 203What is correct--everybody says Amen...or everybody say Amen

In what sentence? Both are possible.

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