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Do you know anything about baseball?
He never does anything to help.
If anything happens, call me.
I promise I won’t do anything stupid.
It was so dark I could hardly see anything at all.
Do you want anything else to eat?
Is there anything to eat in the house?
It is not clear what. if anything, we can do to improve the situation.
You can buy anything you want on the Internet.
Anything made of wood needs to be protected from the weather.
She would do anything for her children.
Pigs will eat just about anything.
A good diamond could cost anything from $10,000 to $300,000.
You may have to wait anything up to six months for an appointment.
Unfortunately, our hosts were anything but friendly.
We welcome students’ views, but that does not mean that anything goes.
Okay, I’ll put on a tie and jacket. Anything you say.
She was as nervous as anything.
I’ve been feeling miserable. I think it’s the weather as much as anything.
It was wonderful to have a place of my own. I couldn’t have asked for anything better.
I wouldn’t get married again for anything.
Can I get you a sandwich or anything?
He never brought me flowers or anything.
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