Using Each/Every

What's the correct way to say this:

"Each of the children has/have a bedroom."

Can we say:

"Each children has a bedroom."


"Each child has a bedroom."

Ola's answer:

You could say, "Each of the children has a bedroom."

(After "each of" and "every of" the verb is usually singular.)

But I think "Every child has a bedroom" sounds less formal.

You can't say "each children has a bedroom," since "each" requires a singular noun.

For example, "Each child has a bedroom."

The exception is when a "each" is used after a plural subject.

For example, "The children each have a bedroom."

For more details, check out this great explanation on each/every in the Oxford Advanced Learners Dictionary.

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