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Is there a rule to place "if any" in a specific position of a sentence? What about "I got, if any, little help from him"? Is it awkward?
1. I got little, if any, help from him.
2. How much money, if any, do you donate to charity a year?
Could you please make a little bit longer explanation for why it is wrong and what is the proper way to say with "if any"?
You will find similar phrases in different positions in sentences.
Q. Did you get more help from him?
A. I got, if anything, even less help from him!
Q. Is it warm out today?
A. If anything, it's colder than it was yesterday.
Remember - if you don't use correct capitalisation, punctuation and spacing, anything you write will be incorrect.