Brush Up: Pronouns Either Neither Every Each All None


  • Относится к двум лицам или предметам, имеет значение тот или другой, любой из двух: You may go by either road. (Можете идти по той или другой дороге (по любой из двух) Take either book. (Возьми одну из этих (двух) книг.) Here are two dictionaries, you make take either of them. (любой из них)
  • И тот и другой, оба, каждый из двух: There were chairs on either side of the table. (с той и другой каждой) стороны) There were many fine houses on either bank of the river. (на том и другом берегу)
  • Когда еither подлежащее, глагол ставится в единственном числе: Either of the examples is correct.
  • В отрицательном предложении со значением «также»: I haven’t seen him either.
  • either … or – или … или: He is either in London or in Manchester.


  • Ни тот, ни другой (отрицательная форма еither): We accepted neither offer. (ни то, ни другое предложение) Neither of the statements is correct.
  • И я (ты, он, она, они, вы) тоже: I don’t like soap operas. – Neither do I. He hasn’t seen this film – Neither has she.
  • Neither he or his relatives are present at the wedding.


  • каждый (по отношению к ограниченному числу лиц или предметов): Each student in our group has a dictionary. There are new houses on each side of the street. Each of us received a ticket to the concert.
  • each of us (each of you, each of them) каждый из нас – Each of us would be happy to help you.


  • каждый, всякий (не имеется в виду ограниченное количество лиц или предметов): Every child wants to visit Disneyland. Every passenger must fasten the belt when the plane takes off or lands.


  • весь, вся, все: All children must study. We all work here. They all have read about it. We all must go there.
  • all of us (all of you, all of them): All of us work here. All of them have read about it. All of you must go there.
  • Compare:
all + noun or pronoun everybody / everything
All the people were tired.

She gave me all the money she had.

Everybody was tired.

She gave me everything.

Put in all if possible; if not possible put in everything or everybody.

  1. ___________ students of this group passed their English exam.
  2. ___________ passed the German exam yesterday.
  3. They say ____________ in the world is good for something.
  4. ___________ human beings are born free and equal.
  5. ___________ knows this famous writer.


  • Местоимение-существительное

–  no one or not one: Many people accepted my invitation, but none came to my party.  

–  not any or no part: None of the birthday cake was left.

Was it useful to revise these pronouns Either Neither Every Each All None?