Answered By: Writing Center
Last Updated: Apr 22, 2015     Views: 1

No is used with a singular or plural noun.

e.g.: There is no one here. There are no people in the auditorium.

No can be put at the beginning of the sentence.

e.g.: No, I don't believe you. No one is home.

Any is used in negatives and questions.

e.g.: There isn't any decent dress in the display room. Any questions?

None of the or none is used on its own. None of the is usually followed by a plural noun.

e.g.: None of the guests liked the food. None liked the food.

Nobody/Nothing doesn't use a negative verb.

e.g.: Nobody does anything good around here. Nothing here is for sale.

 

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