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We do not normally use all to mean everybody/everyone. Instead, all usually refers to the entirety some group. But note that we say all of us/you/them, not everybody of.
e.g.: Everybody enjoyed the party.
All of us enjoyed the party.
All of the dogs barked at the ambulance sirens.
In some cases you can use all or everything interchangeably.
e.g.: I will do all I can to help. or I will do everything I can to help.
Whole means complete, entire. Most often we use whole with singular nouns. We do not normally use whole with uncountable nouns.
e.g.: Did you read the whole book?
I have spent all the money you gave me. (not "the whole money")
We use every to say how often something happens. So we say every day/ every Monday/ every ten minutes, etc.
While all day/the whole day means the complete day from beginning to end.
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