Each Other vs. One Another

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Each Other vs. One Another

Use "each other" to refer to two persons or things, and "one another" for more than two persons or things.

Ex: You and the other trustee may grant each other individual authority.
Ex: You and the other trustees may grant one another individual authority.

   

Comments

1/5/2012 4:03:13 PM
Me said:

Arithmetically-speaking, shouldn't it be the other way around, i.e., I count two objects in "one another" while "each other" is seemingly undetermined?


1/5/2012 4:04:57 PM
Me said:

Arithmetically-speaking, shouldn't it be the other way around, i.e., I count two objects in "one another" while "each other" is seemingly undetermined?




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