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‎Which is correct, a or b?
Did you bring any papers with you? No, I didn’t notice you asked me to bring .......... papers.
a) some
b) any
 

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You didn't ask me to bring any papers.
 
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Just because the sentence is negative (I didn't notice ...)?
 

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Yes, mainly. It's possible to say, "You didn't ask me to bring some papers", but it's much less common, and 'any' should usually (always?) work.
 
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