1. Each relies on the other for support.
  2. Each sibling has a unique bond with the others.
  3. Each of the players passed the ball to the others during the game.

In these examples, “each” indicates individuality or distribution, and “the others” serves as a complement of a preposition, representing the remaining entities in the group or set. Together, they create a reciprocal relationship or connection between the related items or individuals.

In the English Grammar Profile, C1 point 105 in the category of PRONOUNS/reciprocal is defined as:

‘each’ (+ noun or pronoun) as subject followed by ‘the other(s)’ a complement of a preposition, to refer to two related things. (pronouns: quantity)

A search in TED corpus for:

Each {n} * {in} the [other|others]

Each attempt was substantially different from the other.


Each side agrees to accept the fundamental premises of the other.

(There are C2 vocabulary items in this sentence.)

2 They both meant it, and there was some truth to each of their claims because each side was grossly exaggerating the views of the other in order to fight their war.

(‘grossly’ is unlisted in the EVP)

3 But progress in each sphere reverberates in the other.

(There’s so much unlisted vocabulary in the full sentence.)

4 Each one is different from the other one.  (I am not sure whether this is C1 because ‘other’ is an adjective here.)

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