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Some and any

from English Grammar Today

We use some and any in different types of clauses.

+

He’s got some homework.

Not: He’s got any homework.

Some is most common in affirmative clauses.

He hasn’t got any homework.

Not: He hasn’t got some homework.

Any is most common in negative clauses.

? +

Has he got any homework?

Has he got some homework?

Any is more common in questions but we can use some when we are expecting the answer to be ‘yes’.

? −

Hasn’t he got any homework?

Hasn’t he got some homework?

(“Some and any” from English Grammar Today © Cambridge University Press.)
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