any

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Перевод:

Pronoun: любой какой-либо всякий кто-либо
Adjective: никакой какой-нибудь
Adverb: вообще нисколько вовсе совсем

Фразы:

bad movie by any standards - по любым меркам плохой фильм

by any (manner of) means - каким бы то ни было образом

any sergeant commissioned to ride the circuit - любой сержант, уполномоченный объезжать округ

defenceless against any attack - беззащитный перед любым нападением

any means to an end - все средства хороши

to go all lengths / any length - идти на всё, ни перед чем не останавливаться

alliance to defend an area against any invader - союз для защиты территории от захватчиков

not any more - больше не

to any desired degree of precision - с любой (заданной) степенью точности

hard work never did anyone any harm - упорная работа никому ещё вреда не принесла

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Примеры:

Ask any person you meet. - Спросите любого, кого встретите.

Have you any sugar? - У вас есть сахар?

He hasn't any money. - У него совершенно нет денег.

Have you got any children? - У вас есть дети?

I am not any better. - Мне ничуть не лучше.

Did you meet any difficulties? - Столкнулись ли вы с какими-то трудностями?

I can't eat any more pizza. - Я не могу больше съесть ни куска пиццы.

Will you have any more tea? - Хотите ещё чаю?

Have you read any of these books? - Вы читали какую-нибудь из этих книг?

We need any help we can get. - Нам понадобится любая возможная помощь.

I am surprised you come here any more. - Я удивлён, что вы опять пришли.

He cannot find any book on the subject. - Он не может найти ни одной книги по данному вопросу.

He asked me for a cigarette but I didn't have any. - Он попросил у меня сигарету, но у меня не было ни одной.

We miss any attempt to explain. - Мы упускаем шанс что-либо объяснить.

The food there is never any good. - Еда там всегда никудышняя.

I could not walk any farther. - Дальше идти я уже не мог. / Я не мог больше ступить ни шагу.

at twilight or any other time - в сумерках или в любое другое время

Give me any peaches you don't want. - Дайте мне любые ненужные вам персики.

You're not taking any of my pilots. - Вы не возьмёте ни одного из моих пилотов.

I wonder if any of our men are alive. - Хотелось бы знать, остался ли кто-нибудь из наших людей в живых.

She had never helped with any of the bills. - Она никогда не помогала оплатить хотя бы один счёт.

They may find themselves in any of the following situations. - Они могут оказаться в любой из этих ситуаций.

Is there any of my whiskey left? - От моего виски еще что-нибудь осталось?

Cars can be rented at almost any airport. - Автомобили можно арендовать практически в любом аэропорту.

He won't be any happier there than he was here. - Там он не будет ни на йоту счастливее, чем был здесь.

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Связанные термины:

any old: You use any old to emphasize that the quality or type of something is not important . If you say that a particular thing is not any old thing, you are emphasizing how special or famous it is.

any one: any single

any luck: If you ask someone the question ' Any luck ? ' or ' No luck? ', you want to know if they have been successful in something they were trying to do.

any more: If something does not happen or is not true any more or any longer, it has stopped happening or is no longer true.

any occupation: Any occupation insurance covers a person if they cannot work under any circumstances, in any occupation, following an accident, injury, or disability .

at any cost: If you say that something must be done at any cost, you are emphasizing that it must be done, even if this requires a lot of effort or money .

at any price: If you want something at any price, you are determined to get it, even if unpleasant things happen as a result .

at any rate: You use at any rate to indicate that what you have just said might be incorrect or unclear in some way, and that you are now being more precise .

at any time: If something could happen at any time, it is possible that it will happen very soon, though nobody can predict exactly when.

by any means: in any way possible; at all; somehow

in any case: You say in any case when you are adding something which is more important than what you have just said, but which supports or corrects it.

in any event: You say in any event after you have been discussing a situation, in order to indicate that what you are saying is true or possible, in spite of anything that has happened or may happen.

not just any: If you say that someone or something is not just any person or thing, you mean that they are special in some way .

any number of: several or many

by any chance: You can use by any chance when you are asking questions in order to find out whether something that you think might be true is actually true.

not having any: refusing to take part or be involved (in)

with any luck: You can add with luck or with any luck to a statement to indicate that you hope that a particular thing will happen .

anymore: If something does not happen or is not true anymore, it has stopped happening or is no longer true.

get any good of: to handle to good effect

go to any length: to do whatever is necessary ; scruple at nothing

hardly ever hardly any hardly anyone: You use hardly in expressions such as hardly ever, hardly any, and hardly anyone to mean almost never, almost none, or almost no-one.

(at) any minute (now): If you say that something will or may happen at any minute or any minute now, you are emphasizing that it is likely to happen very soon .

(at) any moment (now): If you say that something will or may happen at any moment or any moment now, you are emphasizing that it is likely to happen very soon .

no longer: Something that is no longer the case used to be the case but is not the case now. You can also say that something is not the case any longer .

at all costs: If you say that something must be avoided at all costs, you are emphasizing that it must not be allowed to happen under any circumstances .

any amount of something: If you say that there is any amount of something, there is a lot of it. If you say that there are any amount of people or things, there are many people or things.

any day/moment/time now: If you say that something will happen any day now, any moment now, or any time now, you mean that it will happen very soon .

by any manner of means: in any way ; at all

in any shape or form: If you say, for example, that you will not accept something in any shape or form, or in any way, shape or form, you are emphasizing that you will not accept it in any circumstances .

every which way: Every which way and any which way are used to emphasize that something happens, or might happen, in a lot of different ways, or using a lot of different methods .

in no way: You use in no way or not in any way to emphasize that a statement is not at all true .

none the wiser/any the wiser: If you say that someone is none the wiser after an event or an explanation, or that nobody is any the wiser after it, you mean that they have failed to understand it, or are not fully aware of what happened .

by no means: on no account ; in no way

not lose any sleep over something: to not worry about something at all

under any circumstances/under any circumstance: You can emphasize that something must not or will not happen by saying that it must not or will not happen under any circumstances .

by any stretch of the imagination not by any stretch of the imagination: If you say that something is not true or possible by any stretch of the imagination, you are emphasizing that it is completely untrue or absolutely impossible .

not by any means by no means/by no manner of means: You use expressions such as ' by no means ', ' not by any means ', and ' by no manner of means ' to emphasize that something is not true .

it's an ill wind: said to point out that unpleasant events and difficult situations often have unexpected good effects

by any stretch of the imagination/by no stretch of the imagination not by any stretch of the imagination: If you say that something is not true or possible by any stretch of the imagination, you are emphasizing that it is completely untrue or absolutely impossible .

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