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Every one of the support staff and the participants have to compulsorily go through a full body search before they enter the competition area.

a. have to compulsorily go through a full body search before they enter
b. have to go through a compulsorily full body search before entering
c. have to compulsorily go through a full body search before he or she enters
d. has to compulsorily go through a full body search before entering
e. has to compulsorily go through a full body search before they enter

Please explain and give other examples to understand this.

I do know that 'every one' is singular but with a conjunction followed by a plural noun
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Re: every one [#permalink] New post 10 Jan 2013, 23:09
Each/Every changes the verb into singular (i.e. overrides the number rule for conjunction)
For example: Every boy and girl is required to wear an uniform.
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Re: every one [#permalink] New post 11 Jan 2013, 01:39
I believe there is some ambiguity in the question statement itself. If "every one of the support staff" and "the participants" are different entities, "have" could well be the right usage.
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