What Are Their Main Differences?
The main difference between 'all' and 'any' is their meaning and what they refer to.
What They Refer to
means 'it does not matter which', and it refers to one or more inexact amount; but 'not whole'.
means the whole number or amount. It refers to every single items in a group.
There were many kinds of foods in the menu, and
- 'All' and 'any' are used as:
We were having fun
Enough with the lies, I have heard it
There was mud
Do you need
"How was the shrimp?" 'I didn't get
He cannot cook
Any as an Adverb
is used before comparative adjectives mostly, in negative and interrogative sentences. In this case, it means 'even a small amount'.
This couldn't get any
All, All of, and All of the
We use 'all' to talk about everyone or everything in a particular type. We use 'all the' or 'all of the' to talk about everyone or everything in a particular group.