any

[[t]'enɪ[/t]] UK / US
1. adj
1)

(in questions etc) have you any butter? — haben Sie (etwas) Butter?

have you any children? — haben Sie Kinder?

if there are any tickets left — falls noch Karten da sind

2)

(with negative) I haven't any money/books — ich habe kein Geld/keine Bücher

3) (no matter which) jede (-r, s) (beliebige)

any colour (at all) — jede beliebige Farbe

choose any book you like — nehmen Sie ein beliebiges Buch

4)

(in phrases) in any case — in jedem Fall

any day now — jeden Tag

at any moment — jeden Moment

at any rate — auf jeden Fall

2. pron
1)

(in questions etc) have you got any? — haben Sie welche?

can any of you sing? — kann (irgend)einer von euch singen?

2)

(with negative) I haven't any (of them) — ich habe keinen/keines (davon)

3)

(no matter which one(s)) take any of those books (you like) — nehmen Sie irgendeines dieser Bücher

3. adv
1)

(in questions etc) do you want any more soup/sandwiches? — möchten Sie noch Suppe/Brote?

are you feeling any better? — fühlen Sie sich etwas besser?

2)

(with negative) I can't hear him any more — ich kann ihn nicht mehr hören


English-German mini dictionary. 2015.

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