SOME: for affirmative statements and offers. We use SOME for both countable and uncountable nouns.
ANY: for negative statements and questions. We use SOME for both countable and uncountable nouns.
- I've got SOME English books. (AFFIRMATIVE STATEMENT)
- Would you like SOME tea? (OFFER)
- Have you got ANY money? (QUESTION)
- Are there ANY dictionaries in this class? (QUESTION)
- There isn't ANY homework to do. (NEGATIVE STATEMENT)
- I haven't got ANY stamps left. (NEGATIVE STATEMENT)
|SOME||We use "some" in positive sentences. We use some for both countable and uncountable nouns.||Example: I have some friends.|
|ANY||We use "any" in negative sentences or questions. We use any for both countable and uncountable nouns.||Example: Do you have any cheese? - He doesn't have any friends in Chicago.|
|EXCEPTION!||We use "some" in questions when offering something.||Example: Would you like some bread? (offer)|
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