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any /ˈeni/ determiner, pronoun


کدام ، (درجمع () در پرسش) چه نوع ، چقدر ، (در جمله ء مثبت) هر ، ازنوع ، هیچ نوع ، هیچگونه ، هیچ
I. any1 S1 W1 /ˈeni/ determiner, pronoun

1. [usually in questions and negatives] some or even the smallest amount or number:
Have you got any money?
Do you need any further information?
any of
Are any of the paintings for sale?
They didn’t invite any of us.
Are there any other questions?
They haven’t shown any interest at all in my research.
The universities have shown few if any signs of a willingness to change.

2. used to refer to a person or thing of a particular type when what you are saying is true of all people or things of that type:
Any child who breaks the rules will be punished.
Always check the details carefully before you sign any written agreement.
I can see you any time on Monday.
If I can help in any way, let me know.
any of
You can choose any of the books on the list.
This excuse was as good as any other.

3. as much as possible:
They’re going to need any help they can get.

4. not just any (old) man/woman/job etc used to say that someone or something is special:
She’s not just any actress, she’s one of the best.
any old thing at old(10), ⇒ any old how at old(11), ⇒ not in any way at way1(40)

[TahlilGaran] Dictionary of Contemporary English

II. any2 S2 adverb [usually in questions and negatives]

1. used before the comparative form of an adjective to mean ‘even a small amount’:
I can’t run any faster.
Are you feeling any better?

2. not any more/longer if something does not happen any more or any longer, it used to happen but does not happen now:
Sarah doesn’t live here any more.
He was told he wasn’t wanted any longer.

3. American English spoken used with a verb to mean ‘at all’:
We tried talking to him but that didn’t help any.

[TahlilGaran] Dictionary of Contemporary English

any
I.
adverb
BAD: People go there when they are not able any more to look after themselves.
GOOD: People go there when they are not able to look after themselves any more.
BAD: The state does not any more provide a pension for everyone.
GOOD: The state does not provide a pension for everyone any more.

Usage Note:
When used in connection with time, any more usually comes at the end of the sentence: 'Helen doesn't work here any more.'
Note the alternatives: 'People go there when they are no longer able to look after themselves.' 'The state no longer provides a pension for everyone.'

[TahlilGaran] Dictionary of Common Errors

any
II.
pronoun
1.
BAD: Any day was the same.
GOOD: Each day was the same.
BAD: Any smoker must remember that the people around him are inhaling the smoke.
GOOD: Every smoker must remember that the people around him are inhaling the smoke.
BAD: Any parents are thrilled when their first baby arrives.
GOOD: All parents are thrilled when their first baby arrives.

Usage Note:
To refer to all the people or things in a group or category, use each/every + singular countable noun OR all + plural countable noun (NOT any ): 'Every house in the street had one or two broken windows.' 'All students are required to register during the first week.'

2.
BAD: If you have any question, ask your teacher.
GOOD: If you have any questions, ask your teacher.
BAD: She doesn't have any friend.
GOOD: She doesn't have any friends.

Usage Note:
When any is used with a countable noun, the noun is usually plural: 'a question' BUT 'any questions'.

3.
BAD: Has Atsuko found any job yet?
GOOD: Has Atsuko found a job yet?
BAD: If there is any hole in the balloon, the air will escape.
GOOD: If there is a hole in the balloon, the air will escape.

Usage Note:
Any is usually used with uncountable nouns and plural countables (NOT with singular countable nouns). Compare: 'Do you have any money?' (money is an uncountable noun) 'Do you have any fifty-cent coins?' (coins is a plural countable noun) 'Do you have a fifty-cent coin?' (coin is a singular countable noun)
Note, however: 'I'll accept any job I'm offered.' (= it does not matter which job)

4.
BAD: When he asked if he could use the telephone, he was told that the family didn't have any.
GOOD: When he asked if he could use the telephone, he was told that the family didn't have one.

Usage Note:
Do not use any as a pronoun for a singular countable noun (see last entry). Compare: 'He asked for some help but nobody gave him any.' (help is an uncountable noun) 'She wanted to borrow some books but nobody would lend her any.' (books is a plural countable noun) 'I need a new computer but I can't afford one.' (computer is a singular countable noun)

[TahlilGaran] Dictionary of Common Errors

any
ˈenɪ
See: hardly any or scarcely any

[TahlilGaran] English Idioms Dictionary


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