testing 3

This is a simple table that shows you when to use Some or Any, as this can be very confusing.

Some is usually used:

In positive sentencesI have some friends

I saw some people outside yesterday

In questions about things you know existWould you like some sugar with your coffee?
Making requestsCan I borrow some money?

Can have some bread?

With countable nounsThere are some Greek restaurants in town

Some people have a dog

With unaccountable nounsThere was some frost here last week

Help yourself to some cheese

Let’s get rid of some junk

Any is often used:

In negatives sentencesI didn’t see any people outside yesterday

We don’t have any sugar left

He doesn’t have any friends

With QuestionsDo you have any money?

Do you have any milk left?

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