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    Lenka is offline Senior Member
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    some life

    Is this sentence all right?

    Give me some life.

    If it is, tell me why. I thought we can use some and any only for plurals.

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    You can use some\any for uncountable nouns and, sometimes, for singular count nouns. Here. I presume the speaker wants the other person to reduce the stress or pressure.

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    Re: some life

    Quote Originally Posted by Lenka
    Is this sentence all right?

    Give me some life.

    If it is, tell me why. I thought we can use some and any only for plurals.
    That sentence doesn't work very well for me. :wink:

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