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pronoun everything pronunciation in American English /ˈevriˌθɪŋ/
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When everything is a subject, it is used with a singular verb.
  1. 1
    all the things, activities, etc. that are involved in a situation
    The earthquake destroyed everything within a 25-mile radius.
    Everything’s done by computer nowadays.
    everything else: If you put the books back on the shelves, I’ll put everything else away.
    everything from something to something (=used for emphasizing that there is a wide range of things): The bar serves everything from beer and wine to exotic cocktails.
  2. 2
    life in general, or a particular situation
    You look upset – is everything all right?
    Why do you always have to spoil everything, Debbie?


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