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Session 17

Welcome to English In A Minute. Give us a minute and we'll give you a hot tip about English. In this episode, Sam explains the difference between 'every time' and 'all the time' in just 60 seconds!

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Every time vs all the time

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Welcome to BBC Learning English. I'm Sam, and today we are looking at the difference between every time and all the time.

We use all the time to talk about something that always or usually happens. For example, many people think that: In the UK, it rains all the time. And yes, it does rain a lot.

We use every time when we are talking about each individual time something happens. For example: Every time I go to the beach, it rains. We don't know how often I go to the beach, but each individual time I go, it rains.

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