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    #1

    Cool any

    hi,

    What is the meaning of the word any in the folloving context:

    He can not run any faster than this.


    Madox


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    Re: any

    Quote Originally Posted by Mad-ox View Post
    hi,

    What is the meaning of the word any in the folloving context:

    He can not run any faster than this.


    Madox
    It means he is running as fast as he can....he could not run faster if he tried. "Any" here is being used for emphasis.

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    Re: any

    Quote Originally Posted by Naamplao View Post
    It means he is running as fast as he can....he could not run faster if he tried. "Any" here is being used for emphasis.

    I see, thank you

    Madox

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