Some Important Information
Use of Some and Any
'Some' is used with count and noncount nouns in positive
There is some range of fluctuation in any investment you make in marketable securities.
There is some question about profit to be made when choosing adjustable rate preferred stock over fixed rate.
There are some issues with requiring a minimum payment.
There are some mistakes in the minutes of a meeting from last Friday.
Use 'any' with both count and noncount nouns in negative
There isn't any balance left on the gift card.
There aren't any closing balance fees at my bank.
Use 'any' with both count and noncount nouns in questions.
Is there any doubt about the certified check?
Are there any endorsements on the policy?
Compound Words with 'Any' and 'Some'
Many compound nouns are constructed with 'any' and 'some'
somebody -- anybody
someone -- anyone
something -- anything
somewhere -- anywhere
Use the same rules as 'any' and 'some' with these compound nouns. Use compound nouns with 'any-' in negative sentences and questions. Use compounds nouns with 'some-' in positive sentences.
Common stock isn't for anybody that wants fixed income.
Anybody can purchase common stock.
The due diligence committee wants to meet somewhere on the third floor.
At this point someone is to be held responsible for the flaws in this ongoing investigation.
NOTE: 'somebody - someone' and 'anybody - anyone' are synonymous and can be used interchangeably.