MUCH AND MANY Much with uncountable nouns. (money, bread, water...) Example: How much money is there? There are 100 dollars I love you so much Many with countable nouns. (students, desks, windows...) Example: How many students are there? There are 40 students
SOME AND ANY Some and any are used to state the quantity, amount of something. When using some or any, the exact number is not known, or is not important or relevant. Some and any are used with countable and uncountable nouns. Are there any tomatoes in the fridge?Yes, there are some.No, there aren't any. Is there any orange juice?Yes, there is some.No, there isn't any. OfferingResponding Would you like some coffee?Yes please I'd like some. Making a requestResponding Would you mind lending me some money?
THE RULES OF SOME AND ANY SOME: Use some in positive (affirmative) sentences. Some is used for both countable and uncountable nouns. Examples: I have some friends.( friends is countable) I'd like some water. (water is uncountable)
ANY: Use any for countable and countable nouns in: Interrogative sentences. Examples: Have you got any cheese? Have you got any friends? Negative sentences. Example: He hasn't got any cheese He hasn't got any friends in Chicago. EXCEPTION: Use some in questions when offering or requesting something. Example: Would you like some bread? (offer) Can I have some water, please? (request)