Some and Any
Some in affirmative sentences implies a specific type, or form. For example, consider the following sentence:
I have some friends.
There are some nice people in Alaska.
The only time some is used in a question is when an offer is being made, or there is a request for something. For example:
Would you like some help?
Could I have some more time?
Any is used when implying nothing specific in conditional or negative sentences and questions. For example:
I do not want any help.
I did not have any time.
Any also describes an indefinite or an incomplete quantity when the speaker can not, or does not need or want to specify a number or an exact amount. For example:
He does not have any friends on the team.
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