Some / Any




SOME – ANY
Ambas palabras se usan con sustantivos incontables o en plural, y aunque muchas veces no se traducen en castellano, en inglés no se pueden omitir. Ésa es la parte complicada para algunos hispanohablantes.

1. Normalmente SOME se usa en oraciones afirmativas y ANY en interrogativas y negativas:
Ejemplos comunes:
There are some books here.
Hay algunos libros aquí.
There are not any books here.
No hay libros aquí.
Are there any books here?
¿Hay libros aquí?

Ejemplos más elaborados:
I have some money at home.
Tengo algo de dinero en casa.
Do you have any children?
¿Tienes hijos?
I don't want any sweets now.
No quiero caramelos ahora.


SOME - ANY
Both words are used with uncountable nouns or plural, and though often not translated into Castilian, English can not be omitted. That's the tricky part for some Spanish speakers.

1. SOME normally used in affirmative sentences and ANY in interrogative and negative:
Common examples:
There Are some books here.
There are some books here.
There are not Any books here.
There are no books here.
Are there Any books here?
Are there books here?

More elaborate examples:
I have some money at home.
I have some money at home.
Do you have Any children?
Do you have children?
Any I do not want sweets now.
I do not want candy now.

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