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Meaning of "At any time whatsoever"



 
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Meaning of "At any time whatsoever" #1 (permalink) Tue Mar 15, 2005 13:43 pm   Meaning of "At any time whatsoever"
 

Test No. incompl/elem-16 "Learn it by heart", question 10

Don't worry, we are quite flexible and can make changes at ......... time whatsoever.

(a) some
(b) any
(c) one

Test No. incompl/elem-16 "Learn it by heart", answer 10

Don't worry, we are quite flexible and can make changes at any time whatsoever.

Correct answer: (b) any

Your answer was: incorrect
Don't worry, we are quite flexible and can make changes at some time whatsoever.
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why any and not some?

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At any time whatsoever #2 (permalink) Tue Mar 15, 2005 22:02 pm   At any time whatsoever
 

Because it doesn't matter at what time the changes will be made.

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Meaning of "At any time whatsoever" #3 (permalink) Thu May 17, 2007 16:54 pm   Meaning of "At any time whatsoever"
 

Hello!
Can I use no insted of any? I think I heard such expression..

Don't worry, we are quite flexible and can make changes at no time whatsoever.
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Meaning of "At any time whatsoever" #4 (permalink) Fri May 18, 2007 10:36 am   Meaning of "At any time whatsoever"
 

Snoopy_Blah_Blah wrote:
Hello!
Can I use no insted of any? I think I heard such expression..

Don't worry, we are quite flexible and can make changes at no time whatsoever.

'At no time whatsoever' means 'never'. We could use the phrase as follows:

'At no time whatsoever can we make changes'. However, this would mean that we are quite inflexible, i.e. the opposite of the original statement.
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Meaning of "At any time whatsoever" #5 (permalink) Fri May 18, 2007 15:41 pm   Meaning of "At any time whatsoever"
 

Thank you very much, Conchita!
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Meaning of "At any time whatsoever" #6 (permalink) Mon May 21, 2007 1:28 am   Meaning of "At any time whatsoever"
 

what does it mean by "whatsover"
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Meaning of "At any time whatsoever" #7 (permalink) Mon May 21, 2007 10:39 am   Meaning of "At any time whatsoever"
 

'No/not ... whatsoever' means 'no/not ... at all'. 'Whatsoever' is used for added emphasis in negative phrases.
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Re: At any time whatsoever #8 (permalink) Sat Feb 26, 2011 19:15 pm   Re: At any time whatsoever
 

Torsten wrote:
Because it doesn't matter at what time the changes will be made.

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Hi,
I understand what you mean that It doesn't matter at what time. but why can't we use "some". It also can means " if we were able we would make changes". beside that what exactly quite means? does it make the adjective more or less extreme?
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Meaning of "At any time whatsoever" #9 (permalink) Sat Jun 25, 2011 10:05 am   Meaning of "At any time whatsoever"
 

hello!
My answer is 'one'. Can you explain for me why 'one' not use in this sentense.
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Meaning of "At any time whatsoever" #10 (permalink) Tue Aug 16, 2011 9:33 am   Meaning of "At any time whatsoever"
 

Hi,

I don't know why this sentence is in negative phrases (because the word "any"?).

thanks.
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Meaning of "At any time whatsoever" #11 (permalink) Tue Aug 16, 2011 11:22 am   Meaning of "At any time whatsoever"
 

Hi Wly, the main part of the sentence is positively phrased.
Only 'don't worry' is in the negative.

Don't worry / we are quite flexible and can make changes at any time whatsoever.
negative / positive
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Re: Meaning of "At any time whatsoever" #12 (permalink) Fri Jul 13, 2012 3:48 am   Re: Meaning of "At any time whatsoever"
 

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