In French, there are two ways to express every/each + [duration].
How to say "every/each" with a duration in French
Note that in French, you tend to use the following structures interchangeably, to express every/each + [duration]:
- chaque + [singular noun] (each): this is the closest to English in terms of construction, it considers each individual thing included in the total.
- tous les / toutes les + [plural noun] (every): meaning literally all the, this expression considers the total as a whole group.
Note that tous les (masculine and mixed) and toutes les (feminine) agree with the thing they refer to.
See also Tout/tous/toute/toutes = Everything/all (of them)/whole/completely in French
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