Learn when to use the words "some" and "any" in the English language with this grammar lesson.We use "some" in three specific situations: 1)In positive affirmative sentences with countable nouns in the plural and with uncountable nouns. Example "There are some apples" and "there is some rice."2)In questions asking to receive something for example: "Can I have some apples?" or "Can I have some rice?"3)We use "some" in questions offering something to someone like "Would you like some apples?"We use the word "any" in two situations:1) In normal questions for countable plural nouns and uncountable nouns, like for example "Do you have any apples?" and "Do you have any rice?"2) We can also use "any" in negative statements: "I don't want any apples" and "I don't have any rice.