From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishanyan‧y1 /ˈeni/ ●●●S1W1 determiner, pronoun 🔊 🔊 1FEW/NOT MANY[usually in questions and negatives] some or even the smallest amount or number 🔊 Have you got any money? 🔊 Do you need any further information?any of 🔊 Are any of the paintings for sale? 🔊 They didn’t invite any of us. 🔊 Are there any other questions? 🔊 They haven’t shown any interest at all in my research. 🔊 The universities have shown few if any signs of a willingness to change.2EVERYONEused to refer to a person or thing of a particular type when what you are saying is true of all people or things of that type 🔊 Any child who breaks the rules will be punished. 🔊 Always check the details carefully before you sign any written agreement. 🔊 I can see you any time on Monday. 🔊 If I can help in any way, let me know.any of 🔊 You can choose any of the books on the list. 🔊 This excuse was as good as any other.3ALL/EVERYTHINGas much as possible 🔊 They’re going to need any help they can get.4 →not just any (old) man/woman/job etc → any old thingat old(10), → any old howat old(11), → not in any wayat way1(40)
any• Is Peggy feeling any better today?• If you want to throw up, feel free to now, if that would make you feel any better.• All this does not make Bush's taskanyeasier.• I can't walk any farther.• David could not stand it any longer.• Now, as he regarded the principal, stripped of his power, my father could not restrain himself any longer.• On one level, of course, it simply does not matterany longer.• Can things get any more explicit?• There is no mileageany more in being a groupie.• There was nothing of life any more.• I don't see how things could get any worse.