anything (ellipsis)

anything (ellipsis)

Point 100 in PRONOUNS/indefinite is defined as:

‘anything’ in an ellipted clause.   (‘if there is anything …’)

*This requires manually checking all entries below.  There is no way to automatically differentiate ‘if there is anything’ from a relative clause.

We can start with a search in iWeb for:

. Anything _P _V *

1 . ANYTHING YOU CAN DO 632
2 . ANYTHING I CAN DO 343
3 . ANYTHING WE CAN DO 230
4 . ANYTHING YOU WANT TO 202
5 . ANYTHING YOU CAN THINK 88
6 . ANYTHING YOU DO TO 70
7 . ANYTHING YOU NEED TO 63
8 . ANYTHING I NEED TO 53
9 . ANYTHING YOU DO N’T 48
10 . ANYTHING I SHOULD KNOW 37
11 . ANYTHING YOU WANT . 36
12 . ANYTHING YOU DO IN 35

13 . ANYTHING YOU CAN IMAGINE 34

Anything you can imagine you would need or want to do on a softphone, you can do.

(more context)

 

14 . ANYTHING YOU NEED , 33
15 . ANYTHING YOU ADD TO 31 (most examples were relative clauses)
16 . ANYTHING YOU CAN GIVE 30
17 . ANYTHING YOU WANT , 30
18 . ANYTHING YOU DO THAT 29
19 . ANYTHING YOU HAVE TO 29
20 . ANYTHING YOU PUT IN 28
21 . ANYTHING YOU SAY CAN 28
22 . ANYTHING YOU TRANSMIT OR 27
23 . ANYTHING YOU ‘D LIKE 27

24 . ANYTHING YOU CAN TELL 26

  Bluegrass Today

Ask Sonny Anything… tell us about working with the symphony

Anything you can tell us about you as a singer would be appreciated.

23 Oct 2020

*This is probably more of a relative clause. 
Anything would be appreciated.
That you can tell us about you as a singer.
It is still a very complex sentence.

25 . ANYTHING I COULD DO 25
26 . ANYTHING YOU CAN SUGGEST 24
27 . ANYTHING I SHOULD BE 24
28 . ANYTHING YOU DO WILL 23
29 . ANYTHING WE DO TO 23
30 . ANYTHING YOU COULD DO 22
31 . ANYTHING YOU DO WITH 21
32 . ANYTHING I DO N’T 20
33 . ANYTHING I WANT TO 20
34 . ANYTHING YOU CAN SAY 20
35 . ANYTHING YOU DO , 20
36 . ANYTHING YOU WAN NA 18
37 . ANYTHING YOU DO NT 18
38 . ANYTHING YOU WOULD LIKE 18
39 . ANYTHING YOU CA N’T 17
40 . ANYTHING IT TAKES TO 17
41 . ANYTHING I SHOULD LOOK 17
42 . ANYTHING YOU CAN OFFER 17
43 . ANYTHING YOU DO ON 17
44 . ANYTHING YOU SEE ON 17
45 . ANYTHING YOU PUT ON 16
46 . ANYTHING YOU CAN PUT 16
47 . ANYTHING YOU CAN MAKE 16
48 . ANYTHING THEY CAN DO 16
49 . ANYTHING I SHOULD DO 15
50 . ANYTHING I CAN GET 15
51 . ANYTHING YOU COULD POSSIBLY 15
52 . ANYTHING YOU CAN SHARE 15
53 . ANYTHING YOU DO NOT 15
54 . ANYTHING YOU DO IS 15
55 . ANYTHING YOU CAN GET 15
56 . ANYTHING YOU NEED FOR 14
57 . ANYTHING YOU CAN NOT 14
58 . ANYTHING YOU CAN DREAM 14
59 . ANYTHING I CAN THINK 14
60 . ANYTHING I ‘M MISSING 13
61 . ANYTHING YOU DO CAN 13
62 . ANYTHING YOU CHOOSE TO 13
63 . ANYTHING YOU CAN USE 12
64 . ANYTHING YOU CAN TO 12
65 . ANYTHING I DO IS 12
66 . ANYTHING I CA N’T 12
67 . ANYTHING YOU SAY TO 12
68 . ANYTHING YOU WANTED TO 12
69 . ANYTHING YOU THINK YOU 11
70 . ANYTHING YOU WANT IS 11
71 . ANYTHING I CAN CHECK 11
72 . ANYTHING YOU CAN FIND 11
73 . ANYTHING YOU CAN RECOMMEND 10
74 . ANYTHING YOU COULD THINK 10
75 . ANYTHING WE DO N’T 10
76 . ANYTHING I CAN HELP 10
77 . ANYTHING I DO , 10
78 . ANYTHING YOU LIKE . 10
79 . ANYTHING YOU NEED IS 10
80 . ANYTHING YOU SAY WILL 10

B2 vocabulary according to text inspector: add to, can tell

*’can tell’ seems incorrectly tagged in text inspector.

B1 vocabulary:

imagine, recommend, suggest

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