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    Quote Originally Posted by Jason72 View Post
    I see you are satisfied. Do not mind my previous post!

    All the best!
    Thanks, Jason! This was a quick and fruitful discussion, wasn't it?

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    Quote Originally Posted by svartnik View Post
    He was a good writer and he knew this article was good enough to be published in any well-known magazines, so he submitted it to one.
    Follow the thread. He insists on emphasising.

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    Quote Originally Posted by nyggus View Post
    Thanks, Jason! This was a quick and fruitful discussion, wasn't it?

    Nyggus
    Too quick and yet fruitful...

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    Quote Originally Posted by nyggus View Post
    If you choose plural, you should, I think, write "any of the well-known magazines".

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    If any has the meaning of any one, then yes, you are right, but it is not inferable from your sentence whether it is what you mean.
    As I perceive, even when any means any one, it is often followed by a noun in plural.

    Best wishes,

    S

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    You guys are shooting from the hip. Ten posts had been put in while I was composing mine. Or am I slow?

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    Quote Originally Posted by svartnik View Post
    You guys are shooting from the hip. Ten posts had been put in while I was composing mine. Or am I slow?
    Time is money, isn't it?

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    Quote Originally Posted by svartnik View Post
    You guys are shooting from the hip. Ten posts had been put in while I was composing mine. Or am I slow?
    You have a comment on that one too... :D
    We are too quick! :D

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    Quote Originally Posted by svartnik View Post
    If any has the meaning of any one, then yes, you are right, but it is not inferable from your sentence whether it is what you mean.
    As I perceive, even when any means any one, it is often followed by a noun in plural.

    Best wishes,

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    From the context I think it follows it shouldn't be plural - how come would he publish this same article in a couple of magazines? Copyrights, my friend, copyrights!!!

    Nyggus

    BTW: another quick shot!

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