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    just anything

    Can one say
    a. He is so gullible. He believes anything.
    b. He is so gullible. He believes just anything.

    c. He is so gullible. He will believe anything.
    d. He is so gullible. He will believe just anything.

    e. He is so gullible. He believes anything we tell him.
    f. He is so gullible. He believes just anything we tell him.

    ?

    My feeling is that c-f are OK. (a) and (b) sound a bit strange to me, especially (b), but I don't think they are ungrammatical.

    Many thanks.

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    Re: just anything

    a. to f. sound okay to me. I don't like f. much but can't think of a reason why.

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    #3

    Re: just anything

    a to f should be fine.

    I am not a teacher.

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