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    Any cake / whichever cake

    You can take any cake you want and leave the rest to John.

    You can take whichever cake you want and leave the rest to John.


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    I want to know whether the two means the same. Thank you.

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    Re: Any cake / whichever cake

    I'm sure they both mean the same, but I would finish your sentence by saying, 'leave the rest for John'.

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    Re: Any cake / whichever cake

    Quote Originally Posted by indonesia View Post
    I'm sure they both mean the same, but I would finish your sentence by saying, 'leave the rest for John'.

    Thank you. One more question, can we use 'the others' to replace 'the rest' if there are quite a few cakes?

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    Re: Any cake / whichever cake

    I think you can use either 'the rest' or 'the others'. They both mean 'what's left'.

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