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    #1

    somebody x anybody

    Why don't you have the work done by somebody/anybody else?
    Which one sounds better? Are both right?

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    Re: somebody x anybody

    Quote Originally Posted by beachboy View Post
    Why don't you have the work done by somebody/anybody else?
    Which one sounds better? Are both right?
    Both work, IMO.

    Do you want the work done by X? Choose anyone, but please do not choose X. Why don't you have the work done by anybody else (anybody other than X)?

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    #3

    Re: somebody x anybody

    Disagree. I think somebody is the only one that sounds natural in the given example.

    Why won't you have the work done by anybody else?

    Why don't you have the work done by somebody else?

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