Elementary grammar exercise: some, any difference

English grammar practice exercise, for elementary learners.

In this exercise you will practise the difference between some and any.
There is a grammar explanation at the bottom of the page.

Instructions:
Complete the following using some or any.


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Some
Some is used with the plural form of countable nouns, and with uncountable nouns. a pen, some pens (countable noun, plural)
some water (uncountable noun)
Some is used in positive sentences. There is some milk in the fridge.
(milk = uncountable noun)
I did some exercises.
(exercises = plural countable noun)
We use some in offers. Would you like some tea?
(tea = uncountable noun)
We use some in requests. Could you give me some advice, please?
(advice = uncountable noun)
Any
We use any with the plural form of countable nouns, and with uncountable nouns. a pen, any pens
(pens = plural countable noun)
any water
(water = uncountable noun)
Any is used in questions. Is there any milk in the fridge?
(milk = uncountable noun)
Any is used in negative sentences. There isn't any milk in the fridge.
(milk = uncountable noun)

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