any one / anyone


any one / anyone
   Any one means "any one person": Any one of you may go, but not all of you.
   Anyone means "anybody, any person at all": Anyone can chew gum and walk at the same time.

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  • any one / anyone —    Any one means any one person : Any one of you may go, but not all of you.    Anyone means anybody, any person at all : Anyone can chew gum and walk at the same time …   Confused words

  • any one vs anyone —   Any one means any single person or thing out of a group of people or things.   For example:   I can recommend any one of the books on this site.   Anyone means any person. It s always written as one word.   For example:   Did anyone see that… …   English dictionary of common mistakes and confusing words

  • any one vs anyone —   Any one means any single person or thing out of a group of people or things.   For example:   I can recommend any one of the books on this site.   Anyone means any person. It s always written as one word.   For example:   Did anyone see that… …   English dictionary of common mistakes and confusing words

  • any one — anˈyone (or any one) noun and pronoun 1. Anybody at all 2. Anybody whatever • • • Main Entry: ↑any * * * an|y|one «EHN ee wuhn, wuhn», pronoun. any person; anybody: »Can anyone go to this movie or is it just for adults? Anyone may come. He is… …   Useful english dictionary

  • any — 1. use with singular or plural nouns. Any can be used with a singular or plural noun, or with an uncountable noun such as homework and happiness, to denote choice from three or more people or things (for choice from two, either is used): • The… …   Modern English usage

  • Anyone lived in a pretty how town — is a poem written by e.e. cummings. First published in 1940, the poem details the lives of residents in a nameless town.cite web|title=anyone lived in a pretty how town at NYU s Literature, Arts and Medicine… …   Wikipedia

  • Any — A ny, a. & pron. [OE. [ae]ni[yogh], [ae]ni, eni, ani, oni, AS. [=ae]nig, fr. [=a]n one. It is akin to OS. [=e]nig, OHG. einic, G. einig, D. eenig. See {One}.] 1. One indifferently, out of an indefinite number; one indefinitely, whosoever or… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • One Bid — is a four contestant qualifying game played on the television game show The Price Is Right . The official titlecite web url=http://www.cbs.com/daytime/price/community/qa/qa producers.shtml title=Q A with the Producers publisher=CBS Daytime work=… …   Wikipedia

  • anyone — (n.) Old English, two words, from ANY (Cf. any) + ONE (Cf. one). Old English also used ænigmon in this sense. One word form from 1844 …   Etymology dictionary

  • anyone — any·one …   English syllables