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    Anywhere between vs. between

    Thanks:)

    Anywhere between 1 and 2 million refugees died.

    Would omiting the adverb 'Anywhere' resulted in a slight change in meaning?
    Any reply will be appreciated.

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    Re: Anywhere between vs. between

    Not as far as I can see. Either way, it quite a large margin of error!

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    Re: Anywhere between vs. between

    The word should have been 'Vietnamese' but I replaced it with 'refugees'.

    Thanks you very much!

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    Re: Anywhere between vs. between

    'Anywhere' just implies that we really don't have much idea where the number lies. You wouldn't say 'anywhere between five and eight people were there' because the margin is too small.

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    Re: Anywhere between vs. between

    Thanks for you help!

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