Somebody/Someone. Everybody/Everyone. Anybody/Anyone. Nobody/No-one

Posted on Posted in Language Topics

Somebody/someone can be used interchangeably.
Everybody/everyone can be used interchangeably.
Anybody/Anyone can be used interchangeably.
Nobody/No-one can be used interchangeably.

The verb which correlated to these words also has to be third person (the same as he/she/it).

E.g. He/She/It/Everybody/Someone/No-one is going to the party.

He/She/It/Everyone/Somebody/Nobody has seen this film before.

Anybody/anyone are usually used in negative sentences.

When offering or asking for something, English people often use some in questions if we expect the answer yes.

E.g. Have you got any apples?
Would you like some apples?

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *