Some Important Information
Use of Some and Any
'Some' is used with count and noncount nouns in positive
There is some love of fresh fruit in Iceland.
There is some thought behind our ordering and purchase procedures.
There are some television channels you can't get in our motel room.
There are some special occasions that require a liquor license.
Use 'any' with both count and noncount nouns in negative
There isn't any time left to develop a list of local clientele.
There aren't any menu items that we haven't discounted.
Use 'any' with both count and noncount nouns in questions.
Is there any note left by management about alcohol sales?
Are there any questions about nutrition practices?
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.
Jack wants the canning facility to be built somewhere in France.
Is there anyone who enjoys talking to salespersons?
Nothing is more vital to a main chef than a competent sous chef.
There isn't anything we can do about the poor service.
NOTE: 'somebody - someone' and 'anybody - anyone' are synonymous and can be used interchangeably.