Can any boy(s).............?

subhajit123

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Is there any difference in meaning between these two sentences?

1- Can any boys solve this problem?

1- Can any boy solve this problem?
 

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Are you talking about groups or individuals?
 

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Are you talking about groups or individuals?

If I want to ask a group of boys in school, what sentence should I use?
 

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If there are only boys in the group you're addressing, you just say "Can anyone solve this problem?"
If you're talking to a mixed group but you only want the boys to try answering, say "Can any of the boys solve this problem?"
 

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Can any of you boys solve this problem?
 
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