? I’d rather go shopping than stay at home. ? He’d rather have a red T-shirt than a black one. ? Joy would rather wear her hair in a ponytail than bunches.
? My mother prefers cakes to bread.
? Eddie prefers eating and sleeping to walking and running. ? Which do you prefer, country life or ? city life?
som e somebody something somewhere
used in positive sentences
used in negative sentences
any anybody anything anywhere
someone / somebody: one person some people: more than one person ? Someone is on the phone now, you have to wait for minutes. ? Some people are waiting in a line outside the shop.
anybody / anyone in positive sentences: any persons
? Was anybody at home at that time?
? Anybody who breaks the law will be punished by the law.
How to modify: 后置定语
? Is there anything interesting in today’s newspaper? ? I don’t think there’s something wrong with the computer. ? Do you have anything to say for yourself? ? Anybody who got it should put up his hand.
? There is someone in the fitting room, ______________? isn’t there ? There isn’t anything unusual this is there morning, ___________? was he ? Nobody was in, ____________? can it ? Nothing can be seen, ___________? ? Something must be done right now, must it ______________?
nobody / no one & none
? No one asked for help during the trail. ? Nobody is on the phone now.
? None of them will go to Shanghai. ? None of us have / has been abroad. ? He did none of his task.
none可指人也可指物。 none of + C.N. / U. N. Nobody / no one 用以指人。
A: How many students can you see there? B: _____________. None A: Who can you see in the classroom? B: ______________________. Nobody / No one