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SOME (somebody, something) - ANY (anybody, anything)

We use some und any with uncountable things.
(Mit some und any drückst du eine unbestimmte Menge oder Anzahl aus.)
   
SOME:

1. In sentences you expect a positive answer and with demands

(In bejahenden Sätzen, Aufforderungen)

  Examples: I bought some very nice postcards. Give me some orange juice, please.

 

2. In polite questions or requests or if we expect the answer "YES"

(In höflichen Fragen oder Bitten oder wenn wir die Antwort "JA" erwarten)

 

Examples: Would you like some more coffee? Do we have some time to go to the cinema?

 

ANY: 1. In questions (Fragen): Have you got any blue shoes?
  2. In negations (Verneinungen): No, I haven't got any.
  3. In conditional clauses (Bedingungssätzen): If I had any, I would wear it.

 


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