Writing for Business - A Whatis.com Blog

May 11 2009   1:25PM GMT

Each — singular or plural?

Ivy Wigmore Ivy Wigmore Profile: Ivy Wigmore

typing Which is correct?
Each of the appliances in the model kitchen _________________________
a. have embedded systems.
b. has an embedded system.

Answer: b

Explanation: Each is singular. (Every, everyone, everybody, anyone, anybody, someone, and somebody are all singular, too.)

 Comment on this Post

There was an error processing your information. Please try again later.
Thanks. We'll let you know when a new response is added.
Send me notifications when other members comment.

REGISTER or login:

Forgot Password?
By submitting you agree to receive email from TechTarget and its partners. If you reside outside of the United States, you consent to having your personal data transferred to and processed in the United States. Privacy

Forgot Password

No problem! Submit your e-mail address below. We'll send you an e-mail containing your password.

Your password has been sent to:

Share this item with your network: