SOME vs ANY!!! The article will help you learn how to use SOME and ANY and understand the differences between these determiners.
SOME vs ANY
How to Use SOME
- Some is used to mean “a little” and “a few“.
- Also, some can 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.
- Can you lend me some money until tomorrow?
- I must withdraw some money from the bank.
- Lyn sent some pictures from the wedding.
- He has bought some tropical fruits.
How to Use ANY
- Any is used to mean “no” or “zero“.
- Any can be used with both countable and uncountable nouns.
- When it is used with countable nouns, they are always plural.
- When it is used with uncountable nouns, they always become singular.
- I won’t give her any more if she’s ungrateful.
- The baby can’t keep any food down.
- You can’t go out without any shoes.
- Do you have any tickets for the concert?
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How to Use Some and Any