How to say Each in French [Explanation + 11 Examples]

How to say each in French

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In this grammar lesson you will learn how to say each in French.

In this lesson you will learn about:

  • how to say each in French
  • how to say each of in French
  • how to say each one in French
  • how the terms are used in French sentences
  • how to quiz yourself on how to say each in French
  • the way to download Anki files for how to say each in French

Please refer to the French A2 Curriculum to get a better overview of French grammar, if you are curious about how this fits in A2 grammar.

By the end of the lesson you will know all about how to say each in French!

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How to say Each in French

If you want to say “each/every (thing)” in French, then you will say:

  • chaque (chose) = each/every (thing)

In this case the “thing” has to be singular.

Take a look at some examples to see how it’s used in French:

Chaque personne compte.

Every person counts.

Chaque dollar aide.

Every dollar helps.

Étudies-tu chaque jour ?

Do you study every day?

How to say Each Of in French

If you want to say “each/every of the (things)” in French, then you will say:

  • chacun/ chacune des (choses) : each of the (things)

In this case the “things” have to be plural.

Take a look at some examples to see how it’s used in French:

Chacune des trois filles a gagné un prix.

Each of the three girls won a prize.

Le président a serré la main de chacun des diplomates.

The president shook hands with each of the diplomats.

Chacun des plats était délicieux.

Each one of the dishes was delicious.

Please not that if the things that you are referring to are feminine, then you will use chacune.

How to say Each One in French

If you want to say “each/every (one)” in French, then you will say:

  • chacun / chacune = each/every (one)

Take a look at some examples to see how it’s used in French:

Chacun a son propre caractère.

Everyone has a character of his own.

Elles sont à trente dollars chacune.

They’re thirty dollars each.

Chacun est libre de contribuer.

Everyone is free to contribute.

Chacun d’entre vous est un héros !

Every one of you is a hero!

Je déteste chacun d’entre eux.

I hate every one of them.

Please not that if you want to refer to specific individuals or groups then you will use:

  • chacun/chacune d’entre nous/vous/eux/elles = each one of us/you/them

Have a look at the lesson on stress pronouns, if you need a refresher on this topic.

Sentences Overview of How to say Each in French

The final section of this lesson on how to say each in French is about seeing terms in action.

This is valuable because you can improve your understanding on how to say the each in French through examples.

Here’s an overview of all the sentences of the previous chapter, neatly stored in one area.

Chaque personne compte.

Every person counts.

Chaque dollar aide.

Every dollar helps.

Étudies-tu chaque jour ?

Do you study every day?

Chacune des trois filles a gagné un prix.

Each of the three girls won a prize.

Le président a serré la main de chacun des diplomates.

The president shook hands with each of the diplomats.

Chacun des plats était délicieux.

Each one of the dishes was delicious.

Chacun a son propre caractère.

Everyone has a character of his own.

Elles sont à trente dollars chacune.

They’re thirty dollars each.

Chacun est libre de contribuer.

Everyone is free to contribute.

Chacun d’entre vous est un héros !

Every one of you is a hero!

Je déteste chacun d’entre eux.

I hate every one of them.

Quiz Yourself on How to say Each in French

It’s not enough to just read this lesson.

You should test your knowledge to see if you really understood everything, and to be able to repeat the material.

It is also for this reason that it is recommended to download the Anki Decks and do them.

At the end of every lesson you can do a small test.

You will see the sentences of the previous chapter. It is up to you to give the correct answer.

You will either need to fill in the blanks, choose the correct multiple choice option, or both.

Once you are done the correct answer will be shown.

You can redo the quiz as many times as you want.

Anki File for How to say Each in French

It is important to do the Anki excercises for this lesson, so that you can remember what you just studied.

By downloading the Anki File for French A2 you can practice every French A2 lesson that is on Language Atlas.

At this moment the Anki File for this lesson doesn’t exist yet. However, in due time this will be available on Language Atlas.

If you don’t know why you should use Anki, or don’t know how to use Anki or merge Anki files please click here.

Anki can be downloaded from here.

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