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    Smile Re: How can we use the word 'any' correctly?

    Quote Originally Posted by Barb_D View Post
    Sorry, but "any things" is wrong and "anything" is right. It might not be logical, but much in English is not.
    So, we should never put 'any' and 'things' together no matter when and where?

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    Default Re: How can we use the word 'any' correctly?

    I will not say "never, ever do this" because a clever writer can create a situation where it makes sense.

    However, in the example you give, don't do that.
    I'm not a teacher, but I write for a living. Please don't ask me about 2nd conditionals, but I'm a safe bet for what reads well in (American) English.

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