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Using 'Anything'

Post by McKinney » Tue May 15, 2018 3:02 pm

Hi everyone,

Can anyone tell me why I can't say "I didn't sleep anything last night"? I can't find why it's wrong.


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Re: Using 'Anything'

Post by Joe » Thu May 17, 2018 12:37 am

Anything is a pronoun. What does it mean in your sentence? It has no meaning here.

What you could say is:
I didn't sleep one second last night.
I didn't sleep one iota last night.
I didn't sleep at all last night.
I didn't sleep well last night.
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