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    Learn English > English lessons and exercises > English test #3990: Some and any
    > Other English exercises on the same topic: Quantities [Change theme]
    > Similar tests: - Countable or Uncountable? - Countables and uncountables - Some / Any / Much / Many - Few/Little/Less - Determiners and Distributive Pronouns - Somebody, something, somewhere - Some, any, no, enough, too/too much/too many - Uncountable nouns
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    Some and any


     Some

     Used to show an indefinite quantity (the exact number is not important) and in affirmative statements.

    Example:
    I have some books.
    She wants some apples.

     

       Used in questions, but only when you think the answer will be 'Yes'.

    Example:
    Do you have some paper?
    (I hope the answer will be 'Yes')
    Would you like some french fries? ( I expect the answer will be 'Yes')

     

       Any

     Used in negative statements.

    Example:
    I don't have any money.
    There aren't any taxis near here.

     

     Used in questions, especially when we expect the answer will be 'No'.

    Example:
    Do you have any paper?
    (I expect the answer will probably be 'No')
    Is there any time to go to the doctor's?
    ( I think there probably isn't time).

     

      Notice

    Some and any are often used like articles for plural nouns.

    - A/an is used for singular countable nouns, and some/any can be used for plural noun, countable or uncountable.

     

       Example:
       I have a newspaper, some newspapers, and some money.

     







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    1. Fred is very busy : he doesn't have time.
    2. Let's listen to music and watch the stars in the sky!
    3. We need butter and bread for dinner.
    4. I have very old books! do you want to see them?
    5. Rachel meets friends at the weekend.
    6. Do you have orange juice ? I don't see it in the fridge.
    7. No, I don't ! But I have grapefruit if you want !
    8. Do you want ? ...Oh yes please.
    9. Silly boys! They went to town without money !








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