Thursday, August 23, 2012

Confused Adjectives

Some and Any
Rule: Some means an unspecified or considerable amount. It is used in affirmative sentences; Any means of whatever kind. It is used in negative and interrogative sentences.
Incorrect Usage: (a) Mary has any chocolates.
  (b) She could not sell some toys today.

Correct Usage: (a) Mary has some chocolates.
(b) She could not sell any toys today.

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