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anyone

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Pronunciation[change]

  • (UK) (northern dialect, not standard) IPA (key): /ˈɛn.iː.wɒn/, SAMPA: /"En.i:.wQn/
  • (US) IPA (key): /ˈæn.i.wʊn/ or /ˈɛn.i.wʊn/, SAMPA: /"{n.i.wUn/ or /"En.i.wUn/
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Determiner[change]

Determiner
anyone

  1. (indefinite) (singular) Any person. You use this word when there is no limit to who might be meant. You might be able to change anyone to any person's name.
    Help! Can anyone hear me?
    I don't know anyone here.
    Anyone who saw the accident should phone the police.

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Usage Notes[change]

  • Anyone is not like a pronoun. It has no reflexive form and no different subject or object forms. It even uses the possessive 's of common nouns. For this reason, some people consider it to be a compound determiner.