What is the opposite of anyone

Indefinite pronouns - anyone / anyone / anybody


Similar to someone is anyone. The difference is that you get through anyone emphasizes that you don't know the person. At someone It remains open whether you know the person but do not want to say the name, for example, or whether you do not know the person.

Instead of anyone you can also use the combination anyone to use.

The declination of anyone

Nominative: anyone
Accusative: somebody / somebody (s)
Dative: somebody
Gen: (-) / anyone

Example sentences:
Nominative: Anyone (anyone) brought me a present.
accusative: She did in the disco anyone (anyone) got to know.
dative: I have with somebody (anyone) talked about.
Genitive: I have anyone Made acquaintance. *

The preposition is usually used instead of the genitive of used:

Example: She has the acquaintance from somebody (anyone) made.


The combination of the indefinite article with any- can also be used as an indefinite pronoun.

The indefinite article is declined and a distinction is made between masculine, feminine and neutral indefinite (indefinite) persons or things.

Example sentences: nominative
masculine: Schmidts have four sons. Any (from that) studies in Hamburg.
feminine: Schmidts have four daughters. Any (from that) studies in Berlin.
neutral: Schmidts have eight children. Any (from that) studies in Frankfurt.
Plural: Schmidts have eight children. Any (from that) study abroad.

Example sentences: accusative
masculine: A: Which cheese do you want? - B: Bring me any With.
feminine: A: Which chocolate do you want? - B: Bring me any With.
neutral: A: Which beer do you want? - B: Bring me any s With.
Plural: A: Which tomatoes do you want? - B: Bring me any With.


Using the combinations with any- is considered colloquial.


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