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    #1

    anybody/where/thing ; somebody/where/thing

    Hello!

    English books teach us that anybody/where/thing are used for negative sentences and questions and
    somebody/where/thing for positive sentences.
    Some is sometimes used in questions when you offer something.

    Are anybody/where/thing and somebody/where/thing interchangeable for native speakers, like "will" and "going to" ?

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    Re: anybody/where/thing ; somebody/where/thing

    No, firstly 'will' and 'going to' are not interchangeable above a very basic English level, in which you first learn about them.
    The other words all mean different things, and so are not interchangable.

    Also, here is ''anybody'' in a positive sentence: "I'll talk to anybody. I love people."
    Here is "somebody"in a negative sentence: "There's water all over the floor. Somebody didn't take their boots off!"

    OK, there is a little bit of truth in everything you say, and a great deal of falsity. This often happens with baby grammar rules. The important thing is to learn what a rule means, not simply what it says. That is, you need to discover what is true about the rule.

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    Re: anybody/where/thing ; somebody/where/thing

    "I'll talk to anybody. I love people."

    Can i use "somebody" instead of "anybody" in this sentence ?

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    Re: anybody/where/thing ; somebody/where/thing

    No. That would make no sense.

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