Some Important Information
Use of Some and Any
'Some' is used with count and noncount nouns in positive
There is some time left for charity.
There is some time left before implementation.
There are some non-profits who forget to consider indirect benefits as well as direct benefits.
There are some civil society organizations which have been left behind in all these changes.
Use 'any' with both count and noncount nouns in negative
There isn't any clean drinking water in New Jersey.
There aren't any drawbacks to informal training methods.
Use 'any' with both count and noncount nouns in questions.
Is there any systemic flaw embedded in our current infrastructure?
Are there any questions about what defines collaboration with the enemy
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.
Is there anywhere on earth where community groups are really inclusive?
Jack wants to start a community-based radio station somewhere in Kansas.
There isn't anywhere to turn for good internal benchmarking software.
There is nothing a good intermediary can't work out between people.
NOTE: 'somebody - someone' and 'anybody - anyone' are synonymous and can be used interchangeably.