Any and every can both be used to talk in general about all the members of a class or group.
Any/Every child can learn to swim.
But the meaning is not quite the same.
Any looks at things one at a time : it means ‘ whichever one you choose’,’this is or that or the other’.
Every looks at things together: its meaning is closer to ‘all’, ‘this and that and the other’.
‘Which newspaper would you like?’ ‘It doesn’t matter. Any one.’
(= ‘one or another or another’) (Not……Everyone)
On the stand there were newspapers and magazines of every kind.
(= ‘one and another and another’) ( Not…..magazines of any kind.)
- ANY and EVERY
- 6. LAXMI BAI - THE BRAVE RANI OF JHANSI
- 5 SHIVAJI - THE BRAVE MARATHA
- 4. MAHARANA PRATAP SINGH - THE LION OF MEWAR
- 3.Mrs. INDIRA GANDHI -THE FIRST LADY PRIME MINISTE...
- SATYA SAI BABA
- 2 MR.LAL BAHADUR SHASTRI - A NATIONAL HERO
- 1.DR. SARVAPALLI RADHAKRISHNAN - A GREAT INDIAN SC...
- 4. DR. AMARTYA KUMAR SEN - THE FIRST INDIAN NOBEL...
- 3. MOTHER TERESA -THE EMBODIMENT OF COMPASSION
- 2. SIR C.V. RAMAN - THE GREAT SCIENTIST
- 1. RABINDRANATH TAGORE - THE GREAT POET AND EDUCAT...
- 5. ADMINISTRATIVE SET-UP AT THE CENTRE TO RUN THE...
- 4. FUNCTIONS AND POWERS OF THE PARLIAMENT
- ANNA HAZARE – GANDHI IN DISGUISE
- 3. THE UNION EXECUTIVE
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