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 programmers who work with data that needs to be hard coded.
There are some users who never clean out the cache.
Use 'any' with both count and noncount nouns in negative
There isn't any help available but the network should be hard wired.
There aren't any clients left who don't want to use social media to market their business.
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 Apple clones still on the market?
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.
There isn't anybody who could change that component in a hot swap.
Jack wants to clone something. It's a scientific impulse.
Jack wants to protect his wireless network so nobody will turn his computer into a hotspot.
There isn't anything that codec can't decode.
NOTE: 'somebody - someone' and 'anybody - anyone' are synonymous and can be used interchangeably.