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Sherab Nyingpo
What is difference between everybody and everyone? Today I'm little bit in confusion that I failed to differentiate between the words like everyone and everybody, anyone and anybody, someone and somebody. 
Sep 23, 2016 7:25 AM
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There is no need for confusion - the two words in each pair have exactly the same meaning and use.

Some people say that the '..one' versions are more formal, but in practice there is no real difference. You can use whichever word you prefer in any situation.


September 23, 2016

someone = somebody

everyone = everybody

anyone = anybody

Native speakers use both in speech and writing interchangeably.  Some people naturally prefer one option. Others use them both without thinking why they choose one and not the other in a particular situation. So you can relax!

September 23, 2016
Sherab Nyingpo
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