Some and Any

We use some and any to express quantity.


We use some with countable and uncountable nouns in positive sentences.


There are some apples in the fridge.

There is some milk in your coffee.


We use any with countable and uncountable nouns in negative and interrogative sentences.


Are there any apples in the fridge?

There aren’t any apples in the fridge.

Is there any milk in my coffee?

There isn’t any milk in my coffee.

Note that we use some in interrogative sentences if they are requests or offers.


Would you like some water? (offer)

Can I have some tea, please? ( request)

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