English Grammar – Using SOME and ANY in English
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Using ANY in English
- Someis used to mean ‘a little’ and ‘a few’.
- Also, somecan be used with both countable and uncountable nouns. When used with countable nouns, it means a few, when used with uncountable nouns, it means a little.
- Some, when used with countable nouns , nouns are plural and when used with uncountable nouns, they are always singular.
- I asked her to lend me some money.
- I have got some money in my purse.
- She needed some medicine yesterday but we didn’t find any open pharmacy last night.
- He will bring some friends to the party next week.
Using SOME in English
- Anyis used to mean
‘no’ or ‘zero’.
- Anycan be used with both countable and uncountable names.
- When it is used with countable nouns, they are always plural.
- When it is used with uncountable nouns, they always become singular.
- I will not see him anymore.
- There isn’t anybutter.
- There aren’t anyclothes in the wardrobe.
- We don’t have anymoney.
- Do you have any problems?
- I will not talk to him any longer.
- Have you got any girl firend?