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August 25, 2021

Some VS Any: Exercises

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fter studying the difference between "some" and "any" and how to use them HERE, do the following exercises.
A. Fill in the blanks with "some" or "any".
Some VS Any
  1. I bought ... cheese but I didn't buy ... bread.
  2. I am going to the shop. We need ... sugar.
  3. There aren't ... shops in this part of town.
  4. Rio and Hannah haven't got ... children.
  5. Have you got ... brothers or sisters?
  6. There are ... beautiful flowers in the garden.
  7. Do you know ... good hotels in Malang?
  8. Would you like ... tea? I've just made ....
  9. When we were on holiday, we visited ... very interesting places.
  10. Don't buy ... rice. We don't need ....
  11. I went out to buy ... milk but they didn't have ... in the shop.
  12. I'm thirsty. Can I have ... water, please?
  13. Can you give ... information about places of interests in the town?
  14. I was too tired to do ... work.
  15. Man: "Have you seen ... good films recently?"
    Woman: "No, I haven't been to the cinema for ages."
B. Complete the sentences with "some" or "any" + one of these words.
air   cheese   help   emails   photographs   batteries   friends   languages   milk   shampoo
  1. I want to wash my hair. Is there ...?
  2. We have received ... from buyers complaining about the product.
  3. I haven't got my camera, so I can't take ....
  4. Do you speak ... foreign ...?
  5. Yesterday evening I went to a restaurant with ... of mine.
  6. Can I have ... in my coffee, please?
  7. The flashlight isn't working. There aren't ... in it.
  8. It's hot in this office. I'm going out for ... fresh ....
  9. Man: "Would you like ...?"
    Woman: "No, thank you. I've had enough to eat."
  10. I can do this job alone. I don't need ....
C. Complete the sentences. Use "some" or "any" and the correct form of the verb in the brackets. Number 1 and 2 has been done as an example.
  1. Ann didn't take any photographs but I took some. (I/take)
  2. Man: "Where's your luggage?"
    Woman: "Oh, I haven't got any/I don't have any." (I/not/have)
  3. Woman: "This coffee is too bitter for me. Can I have some sugar?"
    Man: "Yes, ... in the kitchen. (we/have)
  4. Man: "Do you need any money?"
    Woman: "No, thank you. .... (I/have)
  5. Man: "Can you lend me some money?"
    Woman: "I'm sorry but .... (I/not/have)
  6. The tomatoes in the shop didn't look very good so ....(I/not/buy)
  7. There were some nice oranges in the shop so .... (I/buy)
Study and review how to use "some" and "any" and the differences HERE Reference:
  • Murphy, Raymond Essential Grammar In Use. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1998.
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