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All is usually followed by a plural noun and verb.
e.g.: All were surprised to see him
All his fans screamed when he came out on stage.
Every is a singular word so it is used with a singular verb.
e.g.: Every person in this room is curious about the experiment.
Whole means complete or entire.
e.g.: I can sleep the whole day.
He can eat the whole cake.
Every, all, and whole can be used with time words.
e.g.: The baby slept for the whole eight hours.
The bus arrives every ten minutes.
I spend all walking hours in the office.
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