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Some & any

 

When using the word ‘some’, it is usually said in a positive sentence.

 

·         Would you like some of my chocolate?

·         Can I order some pizza for dinner today

·         Laura has some time to come tomorrow

When using the word ‘any, it is usually said in a negative sentence.

 

·         I’m sorry I don’t have any time today

·         Tom didn’t buy any bread

·         We can’t bake a cake without any flour

 

 Any and some is also used in questions…

 

  • Have you got any time to make me a birthday cake for my birthday next month?

  • Why didn’t you listen to any of my advice?

  • Would you like some tea?

  • Can you lend me some money?

 

Some and any can act as a pronoun and take the place of a noun…

 

  • I didn’t mail all the parcels but I think my mum posted some.

  • Mary asked for some biscuits but we don’t have any left

 

There are also other ways to use the word some/ any…

 

Somebody Something

Someone

Anybody Anything

Anyone

 

 

Some & any Exercises


Complete these sentences by filling it with some  / any

 

  1. Would you like ………………………………… time to think about it?

  2. I couldn’t find ………………………………… sugar whilst at the supermarket

  3. Why did holly not bring back ……………………………….. of the ingredients back?

  4. Shall we look for …………………………………… seashells at the beach?

  5. Can me and dad buy …………………………………. Flowers fir tomorrow?

  6. The problem with …………………………………. Type of new car is the cost of insurance

  7. Would you like to buy ………………………………. Of these comics?

  8. You didn’t think to share ……………………………. Of your food with me

  9. I’m sure my mum can join in with …………………………… of these activities

  10. Do we have ………………………………….. fresh towels in the cupboard?

 

 

Using somebody/ something/ someone/ anything/ anybody/ anyone, create your own sentences. Challenge yourself by adding extra information and opinions in the sentences to make them more detailed.

 

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