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We write 'every morning and night' or every morning and every night'? Example: she brushes her teeth every morning and night. Or she brushes her teeth every morning and every night.'? Thanks.

asked May 09 '12 at 14:24 May New member

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It suffices to use a single 'every' in the sentence. 'Every' as an adjective modifies the nouns morning and night. To repeat it for both the nouns is a tautaulogy. Nevertheless all of the two ways are right and they express the same meaning. But the emphasis of the double usage indicates intensity as Tolley stressed.

link comment answered May 09 '12 at 19:55 Ayyoob majidadi New member

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