Angela’s ABCs – Both and Each

Both and each Difference between both and each: Both refers to two things considered together, while each refers to the individual members of a group considered separately, or one by one. The essence of both is togetherness, whereas the essence of each is separateness. Both refers to two only, whereas each can refer to more than two. Sometimes, it’s important to use each instead of both for clarity: I gave both girls £10. This could mean that you gave them £10 to share between them. I gave each girl £10. This makes… Read More