6 Shocking mistakes which you have been doing uptill now – English Grammar

Mistake – 1

Which is correct

Everyone of you make mistakes
or
Everyone of you makes mistake

Well, the correct one is




Everyone of you makes mistakes

Why?

Let’s explain

Everyone is a singular pronoun

Why?

Because

“ONE OF YOU” is singular
in the same way
EACH AND EVERYONE OF YOU is also singular
you can also say
EACH ONE OF YOU

Hence, EVERYONE OF YOU

Yes, refers to all the people in the group, but individually
Yes, individually

Don’t get confused with the presence of “YOU”

Therefor, the verb which will be used, will also be singular




 

Important tip which you should always know
VERB WILL ALWAYS BE USED IN RELATION WITH THE SUBJECT
That means, if the subject is singular, then the verb will also be singular.

Here, the SUBJECT is EVERYONE, which is singular, THEREFORE, the accompanying verb will also be SINGULAR

 

Mistake – 2

 

Everyone HAS or Everyone HAVE ?

Continuing with the detailed explanation which I have given above,
it is not hard for you to know the correct answer, which is
Everyone has a pen

 

Mistake – 3

 

Is everyone present ? or Are everyone present?

Is everyone present? (correct)

Since, “everyone” is Singular

 




 

Mistake -4

 

Everyone loves honesty
or
Everyone love honesty

In the same pattern which is described above,
Correct will be
Everyone loves honesty

 

Mistake – 5

 

Where is everyone?
or
Where are everyone?

Where is everyone? (correct)

 

Mistake – 6

 

How everyone is responsible for mass cheating?
or
How everyone are responsible for mass cheating?

Obviously, the correct answer will be

How everyone is responsible for mass cheating?

 

As “everyone” is a singular pronoun, in the same way , following are also the singular pronouns

Nobody, no one, nothing, anyone, anything, anybody,  somebody, someone, something, everyone, everything, everybody, one, each, either, and neither.




Also Read: Can we use +ing after TO?

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