nothing | everybody | everywhere | anything (subject)

nothing | everybody | everywhere | anything (subject)

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Point 92 in PRONOUNS is defined as:

full range of indefinite pronouns as subjects, with a singular verb.

A search inWeb for:

. nothing|everybody|everywhere|anything _v

And PELIC B2 student examples:

1 . NOTHING IS 18676

25027,ar9,Chinese,Male,529,4,w,3285,1,566

We can lie on the meadow and breathed fresh air. Nothing is better than this.

2 . NOTHING WAS 5290
3 . NOTHING CAN 5274
4 . NOTHING COULD 4771
5 . NOTHING HAS 4506
6 . NOTHING WILL 3885
7 . EVERYBODY IS 3852

8 . EVERYBODY HAS 3101

3867,bi6,Arabic,Male,172,4,w,457,1,362,”

Everybody has some problems in their life, so when they take a rest and go somewhere and forget everything in their life.

*Also notice the B2 generic determiner at the end of the clauses.

9 . EVERYBODY KNOWS 2750
10 . NOTHING BEATS 2485
11 . EVERYBODY WAS 2272
12 . NOTHING SAYS 1772
13 . ANYTHING CAN 1700
14 . NOTHING CONTAINED 1601

15 . ANYTHING IS 1593

Forbes
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16 . NOTHING MAKES 1521
17 . NOTHING HAPPENS 1486
18 . EVERYBODY WANTS 1401
19 . NOTHING HAPPENED 1386
20 . NOTHING SEEMS 1377
21 . NOTHING WOULD 1209
22 . NOTHING WORKED 1155
23 . EVERYBODY LOVES 990
24 . NOTHING WORKS 954
25 . NOTHING GETS 839
26 . EVERYBODY CAN 747
27 . NOTHING COMPARES 704
28 . NOTHING SHOULD 694
29 . ANYTHING GOES 691
30 . NOTHING SEEMED 683
31 . NOTHING COMES 672
32 . EVERYBODY WINS 654
33 . EVERYBODY SHOULD 626
34 . NOTHING CAME 578
35 . EVERYBODY NEEDS 572
36 . NOTHING CHANGES 563
37 . EVERYBODY HAD 549
38 . EVERYBODY WILL 544
39 . EVERYBODY KNEW 518
40 . EVERYBODY GETS 516
41 . NOTHING CHANGED 504
42 . NOTHING HAD 497
43 . NOTHING FEELS 470
44 . EVERYBODY DOES 431
45 . ANYTHING COULD 409
46 . EVERYBODY LIKES 382
47 . EVERYBODY THINKS 374
48 . EVERYBODY SEEMS 336
49 . NOTHING LOOKS 334
50 . EVERYBODY LOVED 330
51 . NOTHING HELPS 325
52 . EVERYBODY SAYS 324
53 . NOTHING GOES 322
54 . NOTHING HELPED 313
55 . NOTHING LASTS 291
56 . ANYTHING WILL 288
57 . EVERYBODY WANTED 279
58 . EVERYBODY WOULD 263
59 . NOTHING BRINGS 244
60 . NOTHING SHOWS 242
61 . EVERYBODY GOT 238
62 . NOTHING KILLS 238
63 . NOTHING GIVES 235
64 . ANYTHING WOULD 227
65 . NOTHING MADE 220
66 . EVERYBODY THOUGHT 219
67 . NOTHING SCREAMS 212
68 . NOTHING RUINS 209
69 . EVERYBODY SAID 205
70 . NOTHING LEFT 205
71 . NOTHING MATTERS 201
72 . NOTHING STOPS 197
73 . EVERYWHERE IS 192
74 . NOTHING NEEDS 187
75 . EVERYBODY MAKES 184
76 . NOTHING REMAINS 181
77 . ANYTHING LEFT 178
78 . NOTHING PREVENTS 171
79 . EVERYBODY GOES 170
80 . EVERYBODY TALKS 162
81 . NOTHING STANDS 161
82 . NOTHING DOES 159
83 . NOTHING FANCY 157
84 . NOTHING SHALL 157
85 . NOTHING STAYS 146
86 . NOTHING TAKES 145
87 . EVERYBODY LOOKS 143
88 . NOTHING VENTURED 141
89 . NOTHING TASTES 140
90 . ANYTHING INVOLVING 136
91 . NOTHING EXISTS 136
92 . NOTHING TURNS 135
93 . NOTHING WENT 130
94 . ANYTHING RELATED 128
95 . NOTHING STICKS 127
96 . NOTHING APPEARS 126
97 . ANYTHING MADE 125
98 . NOTHING MOVES 125
99 . NOTHING GOT 121
100 . EVERYBODY COULD 118


PELIC OTHER:

2518,gc5,Turkish,Male,175,5,w,276,1,612

When we arrived [at] the peak, it was amazing. Everywhere was so fascinating. The nature was perfect.


B1 vocabulary:

appears|beats|compares|contained|exists|fancy|involving|lasts

|prevents|remains|ruins|screams|seemed|seems|sticks|tastes

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