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    some & any


    I found a definition about some and any in a grammar book. The definition is below :

    When said with loud stress, some and any have different meanings :

    Some people like lemon in their tea.

    What time shall I come? Any time will be all right.

    Do some and any change their meaning, if they are used in this manner?

    Thank you very much!

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    Re: some & any

    "Some" and "any" have different meanings regardless of how they are said.

    I don't understand your question, but I am sure this one has been addressed several times.

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    Re: some & any

    If you stress the words some and any in these sentences, you simply emphasise the fact that not everyone like lemon in their tea and the person can come whenever they want.

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