Each Other, One Another
Use each other when referring to two people.
Example: Mike and Susan looked at each other.
Use one another when referring to more than two people.
Example: The four people in the car looked at one another.
Pronouns must agree in number and person with the words to which they
Incorrect: Each drives their own car.
Correct: Each drives his own car.
Correct:Each [singular pronoun, the subject] of the women listed
See Affect, Effect.
Words that sound similar but that have different meanings may be used by
mistake. Such words are called eggcorns.
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Book title: The AMA Handbook of Business Writing: The Ultimate Guide to Style, Grammar, Usage, Punctuation, Construction, and Formatting.
Contributors: Kevin Wilson - Author, Jennifer Wauson - Author.
Place of publication: New York.
Publication year: 2010.
Page number: 178.
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