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American English: /ˈɛni/
British English: /ˈɛni/

Translation of any in Spanish:


  • 1 (with negative and implied negative)don't buy any more eggs
    no compres más huevos
    we forgot to buy any flowers
    nos olvidamos de comprar flores
    aren't there any apples left?
    ¿no queda ninguna manzana?
    ¿no quedan manzanas?
    I don't have any patience with such people
    no tengo ninguna paciencia con ese tipo de gente
    don't make any noise
    no hagas ruido
    we forgot to get any coffee
    nos olvidamos de comprar café
    try to prevent any trouble
    trata de evitar cualquier problema
    didn't he give you any money at all?
    ¿no te dio nada de dinero?
    don't take any notice
    no le/les hagas caso
    it doesn't make any sense
    no tiene ningún sentido
    he didn't leave any telephone number
    no nos dejó ningún número de teléfono
    I don't know any Tom Smith
    no conozco a ningún Tom Smith
    I didn't say any such thing!
    ¡yo no dije tal cosa!
    Example sentences
    • Not like you had any choice about the matter, packed lunches were banned, so you had to cough up.
    • He tiptoed around it, trying not to get any of the putrid matter slop onto his fluffy bunny slippers.
    • Not that any of that matters, but if these guys mess up again, an awful lot of people are going to get mad.
  • 2 (in questions)are there any questions/problems?
    ¿alguien tiene alguna pregunta/algún problema?
    does she have any children/brothers or sisters?
    ¿tiene hijos/hermanos?
    do you need any help?
    ¿necesitas ayuda?
    do you want any more coffee?
    ¿quieres más café?
    is she in any danger?
    ¿corre (algún) peligro?
    have you had any news?
    ¿has tenido alguna noticia?
    is there any chance they'll come?
    ¿existe alguna posibilidad de que vengan?
  • 3 (in conditional sentences)call me if there are any changes
    llámame si hay algún cambio
    cualquier cambio que haya, me llamas
    if you see any flowers, buy some
    si ves flores, compra algunas
    report any accidents to me
    infórmeme de cualquier accidente que ocurra
    any more mistakes and she goes
    si sigue cometiendo errores or como siga cometiendo errores, se va a tener que ir
    let me know if you have any pain
    avíseme si siente dolor
    any rivalry between them soon disappeared
    si había existido entre ellos alguna rivalidad, pronto desapareció
    take any money you need
    toma el dinero que necesites
    if any lawyer can help you, she can
    si hay un abogado que te pueda ayudar, es ella
    any upset could kill him
    cualquier disgusto podría matarlo
    any act of disobedience will be punished
    toda desobediencia será castigada
    Example sentences
    • She cringed, remembering how Sara had asked her to take notes in any of the classes she would be missing.
    • Boxing will be in for a treat if any of the class of 2004 show even a flash of their brilliance.
    • An hour spent with any of those people and you feel like clapping for joy, or asking if you can do it all again.
  • 4 (no matter which) take any book you want
    llévate cualquier libro or el libro que quieras
    take any books you want
    llévate los libros que quieras
    pick a card, any card at all
    elige una carta cualquiera
    take any three for the price of two
    llévese tres a su elección por el precio de dos
    any one of them could be the murderer
    cualquiera de ellos podría ser el asesino
    it could be for any one of the following reasons
    podría ser por cualquiera de las siguientes razones
    it's true; ask any doctor
    es verdad; pregúntale a cualquier médico
    call me any time
    llámame cuando quieras
    thanks a lot! — any time!
    ¡muchas gracias! — ¡de nada!
    they should arrive any day now
    deberían llegar cualquier día de estos
    any minute now he'll start shouting
    ahora mismo or (Latin America) ahora nomás se pone a gritar
  • 5 (every, all) any other firm would have fired them
    en cualquier otra empresa los hubieran echado
    in any large school, you'll find that …
    en cualquier or todo colegio grande, verás que …
    I wouldn't consider it under any circumstances
    no lo consideraría bajo ningún concepto
  • 6 (ordinary, typical) it looks like any London street
    se parece a cualquier calle de Londres
  • 7 (countless, a lot) any number/amount of something
    cualquier cantidad de algo


  • 1 (in questions) 1.1 (referring to plural n)
    alguno, (-na)
    those chocolates were nice, are there any left?
    ¡qué ricos esos bombones! ¿queda alguno?
    have you read any of her other books?
    ¿has leído alguno de sus otros libros or algún otro de sus libros?
    is o are any of you familiar with the procedure?
    ¿alguno de ustedes está familiarizado con el trámite?
    1.2 (referring to uncount noun) we need sugar; did you buy any?
    nos hace falta azúcar ¿compraste?
    is there any of that cake left?
    ¿queda algo de ese pastel?
  • 2 (in if clauses and suppositions) 2.1 (referring to plural n) buy some red ones if you can find any
    compra algunas rojas si encuentras
    the advantages, if any, are marginal
    las ventajas, si (es que) las hay, son marginales
    if any of my friends calls, take a message
    si llama alguno de mis amigos, toma el recado
    2.2 (referring to uncount noun) help yourself to cake if you want any
    sírvete pastel si quieres
    if any of the meat is contaminated
    si hay carne contaminada
  • 3 (with neg and implied neg) 3.1 (referring to plural n) some children were here — I didn't see any
    aquí había algunos niños — yo no vi (a) ninguno or no los vi
    you'll have to go without cigarettes; I forgot to buy any
    te vas a tener que arreglar sin cigarrillos porque me olvidé de comprar
    I didn't see any of those films/your friends
    no vi ninguna de esas películas/a ninguno de tus amigos
    3.2 (referring to uncount noun) she offered me some wine, but I didn't want any
    me ofreció vino, pero no quise
    I didn't understand any of that lecture
    no entendí nada de esa conferencia
  • 4 (no matter which) which would you like? — any will do
    ¿cuál quieres? — cualquiera (sirve)
    you could win any of these prizes
    podrías ganar cualquiera de estos premios
    this one is better than any I've seen before
    este es el mejor de los que he visto hasta ahora
    este es mejor que cualquiera de los que he visto hasta ahora


  • 1 (with comparative) do you feel any better now?
    ¿te sientes (algo) mejor ahora?
    if I stay here any longer, I'll go mad
    si me quedo aquí un minuto más, me voy a volver loca
    I can't stand it any longer
    no lo soporto más
    things aren't any better in the new house
    las cosas no andan (nada) mejor en la nueva casa
    they don't live here any more
    ya no viven aquí
    Example sentences
    • Luckily they don't have to scrape about any further as the survey is in again.
    • If it had gone on any longer we may well not have lived to tell the tale.
    • This, however, didn't make her feel any the better.
  • 2 (at all) (American English) have you thought about it any since then?
    ¿has pensado en ello desde entonces?
    it doesn't seem to have affected him any
    no parece haberlo afectado en absoluto or (para) nada
    Example sentences
    • Yes he has hit into bad luck, and the new defensive approach hasn't helped him any.
    • It didn't seem to hurt him any.
    • He has a slight limp due to a healed injury to a front foreleg, but that sure doesn't hinder him any!
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