An example of the use of the word any is when asking if there are some teabags in the cabinet.
The patient cannot endure chemotherapy for any length of time.
An example of usage of the word any is to say that someone has achieved more than another.
Didn't feel any better.
He can't tolerate any criticism.
Any child can do it.
I haven't any dimes.
We won't be able to travel any distance before nightfall.
An example of the word any is to ask if something is much longer than something else.
Is he any better this morning?
Do you have any biscuits?; do you have any food?; I haven't got any money; it won't do you any good.
Choose any items you want; any person may apply.
Any may apply.
An example of using the word any is to say that, when someone asks which day is good for an appointment, whichever day is good.
Take any book you want. Are there any messages for me? Any child would love that. Give me any food you don't want.
Any pupil may answer.
Entitled to any number of admissions.
I will not remain here any longer.
If you get any taller, you'll start having to duck through doorways!
- sometime in the next several days (or minutes, etc.)
- sometime soon