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    Learn English > English lessons and exercises > English test #3102: Some / Any / no...
    > Other English exercises on the same topic: Quantities [Change theme]
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    Some / Any / no...


    some, any, no & compound forms


     

    I) How can I use some, any, no?

     

     

     with uncountable nouns & countable nouns - for quantities

     

     

     

     

     Affirmative clauses: "some".

     

     

       Interrogative clauses:

    - some when an affirmative answer is expected - "Can I have some water, please?"

    - any in other cases > "Is there any coffee left?"

     

     

        Negative clauses:

    any if there is a negation in the clause

    - no if there is no negation



     

     


     

     

     

    II) Compounds:

     

     

      

     

    something  

     anything 

     somebody, anybody 

     someone, anyone 

     no one / nobody 

     somewhere, anywhere 

     nowhere =

     

     


     

    Anybody can do it. 

         - Anything goes. 

         - Take me anywhere. 

     

     

     

    III) Quantifiers:

     

     

    A) Big quantities:

     

    - much  + uncountable noun:

    Has he got much money? 

     

    - many + countable nouns:

    Are there many pupils

     

    - lots of, a lot of, plenty of + countable/uncountable

    There were lots of girls. 

    She had a lot of money. 

     


    B) Small quantities:

     

    - a little + uncountable

    Could I have a little wine?

     

    - a few + countable

    There are a few cars. 

     


    C) Not enough:

     

    - little + uncountable

    She's got little money. 

     

    - few + countable

    Few friends came. 

     



     


    D) Too much:

     

    - too much + uncountable

    He works too much. 

     

    - too many + countable (plural)

    There were too many cars. 

     


    E) Surprise
    :

     

    - so much + uncountable

    They've got so much money! 

     

    - so many + countable (plural)

    She's got so many books! 

     


    F) Enough:

     

    - enough + countable/uncountable

    I have enough money. 
    I have enough books. 

     

    G) Total:

     

    - each, every + countable nouns

    every day 

    each day 


    - all + countable nouns

     all pupils 

     all THE pupils






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