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Some and Any
- Some and any are used with countable and uncountable nouns, to describe an indefinite or incomplete quantity.
- Some is used in positive statements:
I had some rice for lunch.
- It is also used in questions when we are sure about the answer:
Is there some fruit juice in the fridge? (=I think there is).
- Some is used in situations where the question is not a request for information, but a method of making a request, encouraging or giving an invitation:
Could I have some books, please?
Would you like some books.
- Any is used in questions and with not in negative statements:
Have you got any tea?
He didn't give me any books.
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