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    someone to talk to

    a. I don't have someone to talk to.
    b. I don't have anyone to talk to.

    Is there a difference between these sentences?

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    Re: someone to talk to

    Quote Originally Posted by azz
    a. I don't have someone to talk to.
    b. I don't have anyone to talk to.

    Is there a difference between these sentences?
    English is a funny language. We would be more likely to use "someone" in a "positive" sense, such as:
    I would like to find someone to talk to.
    On the other hand, we would be more likely to use "anyone" in a "negative" sense, such as:
    I don't have anyone to talk to. (As above.)

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