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differences to anything, something, everything, nothing?



 
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differences to anything, something, everything, nothing? #1 (permalink) Fri Nov 30, 2007 3:51 am   differences to anything, something, everything, nothing?
 

English Grammar Tests, Elementary Level

ESL/EFL Test #76 "Anything, nothing, something, everything", question 2

Are there ......... dogs in the house?

(a) something
(b) nothing
(c) any
(d) anybody

English Grammar Tests, Elementary Level

ESL/EFL Test #76 "Anything, nothing, something, everything", answer 2

Are there any dogs in the house?

Correct answer: (c) any
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what differences to anything, something, everything, nothing?

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differences to anything, something, everything, nothing? #2 (permalink) Sat Dec 01, 2007 11:36 am   differences to anything, something, everything, nothing?
 

Here's an explanation on the use of these pronouns:

Nothing, anything, everything...
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differences to anything, something, everything, nothing? #3 (permalink) Tue Nov 23, 2010 6:54 am   differences to anything, something, everything, nothing?
 

Hello,

Could you let me know why it couldn't use something in this sentence.

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differences to anything, something, everything, nothing? #4 (permalink) Tue Nov 23, 2010 8:32 am   differences to anything, something, everything, nothing?
 

Hello Lin.

You are possibly thinking of the sentence:
Are there some dogs in the house.
'Something' is not the same as 'some'.
Something refers to a specified or unknown thing (singular).
"Is there something in the house?"
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