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Everyday vs. Every Day

Explanation

Everyday is an adjective meaning "daily."

Everyday

can also mean "commonplace" or "ordinary," as in "an everyday event."

Every day is a time expression meaning "each day" or "regularly."


Examples

Note the difference in the following sentences:

1. Tony goes to china hotel every day (each day)

2. Tony has an everyday work. (a daily work at hotel)

Common Errors

The most common error is writing "every day" as one word (everyday) as in the following sentences:

1. Tom used to running five kilomiles everyday (Incorrect)

2. Tom used to running five kilomiles every day. (Correct)

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