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    subhajit123 is offline Banned
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    Red face usage of any with plural and singular nouns.

    Are both the following sentences grammatical?

    1- We shouldn't wait for any positive results. We must be prepared for the worst.

    2- We shouldn't wait for any positive result. We must be prepared for the worst.

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    Re: usage of any with plural and singular nouns.

    Quote Originally Posted by subhajit123 View Post
    Are both the following sentences grammatical?

    1- We shouldn't wait for any positive results. We must be prepared for the worst.

    2- We shouldn't wait for any a positive result. We must be prepared for the worst.
    Any doesn't work. See above.
    I am not a teacher.

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    Re: usage of any with plural and singular nouns.

    However, both would be possible in other contexts.

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