Some Important Information
Use of Some and Any
'Some' is used with count and noncount nouns in positive
There is some time left to find a browser that will work best for you.
There is some fear of hacking and viruses.
There are some users who never clean out the cache.
There are some partitioning errors on the hard disk.
Use 'any' with both count and noncount nouns in negative
There isn't any time left to go through the cascade of open windows on this computer.
There aren't any problems in the hardware.
Use 'any' with both count and noncount nouns in questions.
Is there any software that will help us create a good header?
Are there any hired guns available for this project?
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 to protect his wireless network so nobody will turn his computer into a hotspot.
Jack wants to clone something. It's a scientific impulse.
Is there anybody who would like to use the command line?
The code monkey wants to work somewhere in San Francisco.
NOTE: 'somebody - someone' and 'anybody - anyone' are synonymous and can be used interchangeably.