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Are both the sentences correct?

1- I don't think any murder has shaken me this much before.

2- I don't think any murders have shaken me this much before.
 

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They're OK. It would be more natural to write has/have ever shaken me this much.
 

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Usage of any with plural nouns

Are these sentences coreect?

1- She goes out with any boys who ask her.

2- you can borrow any books you want.

3- you can bring any people you like.

Hi, I have asked this question on other forums. I am Still unable to get it. What's the difference between singular and plural nouns after any. Please help me. :roll:

https://www.englishforums.com/English/UsageOfAny/bmbbbv/post.htm#sc2427402

https://forum.wordreference.com/threads/usage-of-any-with-plural-nouns.3364762/#post-17056452
 
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Re: Usage of any with plural nouns

Can someone please help me understand the rule.?:-(
 
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Are these sentences coreect?

1- She goes out with any boys who ask her.

2- you can borrow any books you want.

3- you can bring any people you like.
 

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Re: Usage of any with plural nouns

Thanks I've submitted the questions in one of the threads you provided.
 
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Are these sentences coreect?

1- She goes out with any boys who ask her. :tick:

2- You can borrow any books you want. :tick: with a capital letter at the start.

3- You can bring any people you like. :tick: with a capital letter at the start. I'd use "anyone", not "any people".

See above.

I have deleted your post from 09:33, trying to bump your thread. Please be patient. It had only been two hours since you posted the question. It's the weekend here and some of us like to have some time off!
 

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For goodness' sake subhajit, stop asking the same question in different threads. You are wasting our time, and your time.

Ask new questions in a new thread and wait for responses. Once your question has been dealt with, you can post a new question in a new thread. Be patient.
 

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For goodness' sake subhajit, stop asking the same question in different threads. You are wasting our time, and your time.

Ask new questions in a new thread and wait for responses. Once your question has been dealt with, you can post a new question in a new thread. Be patient.

Sorry sir, I thought it would be ok to ask different questions in different threads. Now I'll ask in the same threads. Sorry for the problems
 

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Sorry. [STRIKE]sir[/STRIKE] Inappropriate. This suggests you think we are all men. We are not.

I thought it would be [STRIKE]ok[/STRIKE] OK to ask different questions in different threads.
That's right. Different questions in different threads.

Now I'll ask in the same threads. One thread is for one question. When it's finished and your question has been answered, start a new thread for a new question.

Sorry for the problems.

See above.
 
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