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  1. BrunaBC's Avatar
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    #1

    anyone / someone

    Hello.

    I know this is a silly doubt but considering the following sentence, I believe both options are possible. Am I right?

    - Can someone / anyone read this? I can't understand it.

    Thanks
    Not a teacher.

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    Re: anyone / someone

    Quote Originally Posted by BrunaBC View Post
    Hello.

    I know this is a silly doubt but considering the following sentence, I believe both options are possible. Am I right?

    - Can someone / anyone read this? I can't understand it.

    Thanks
    They are both possible, but they don't necessarily have the same meaning.

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