Some and Any Exercise (210)

Choose the appropriate word to fill the blank in each of the following sentences.

  • There’s ____ honey in the cupboard.

  • Do you have ____ milk left?

  • The pieman asked Simple Simon if he had ____ money.

  • Did you check out ____ books from the library this week?

  • The clerk says he hasn’t ____ more copies of the issue you want.

Answers and Explanations

1. There’s some honey in the cupboard.

Use some for uncountable nouns in a positive sentence.

2. Do you have any milk left?

Use any for uncountable nouns in a question.

3. The pieman asked Simple Simon if he had any money.

Use any for uncountable nouns in a question in reported speech.

4. Did you check out any books from the library this week?

Use any with a plural noun in a question.

5. The clerk says he hasn’t any more copies of the issue you want.

Use any in a negative statement.

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