Easily Confused: EVERYDAY Vs EVERY DAY

Everyday and every day are easy to confuse, so let’s look at the difference:

Everyday (adj) describes something that is used or seen every day, something ordinary or common.

  1. It was just an everyday meeting, you didn’t miss much.
  2. I need something fancier to wear than my everyday clothes.

Every day is a two word phrase used as an adverb.

  1. The Sun rises every day.
  2. Every day I walk my dog Scrappy.
  3. My Mom wants me to call her every day I’m away.
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