Don’t say: “I invited all the class.”
Say: “I invited the entire class.”
Or: “I invited the whole class.”
Use "every" with singular, countable nouns:
- I exercise every day.
= Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday, Sunday
- Every student in the class has a computer.
- Every necklace in this store costs more than $1,000.
- All of this equipment is new.
= many pieces of equipment
- All the students in the class have computers.
- All the necklaces in this store are expensive.
- I ate the whole pizza.
= 100% of one pizza.
- I finished reading the entire book in three days.
=100% of one book.
- I ate the whole cake.
= 100% of one cake.
- I ate all the cakes.
= 100% of many cakes
- The whole apple is rotten.
= 100% of one apple.
- All the fruit is rotten.
= 100% of many apples, bananas, grapes, etc.
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