2 used when it is not important which person you are referring to, because what you are saying applies to everyone, or everyone of a particular type
Anyone can make a mistake.
If anyone asks for me, tell them I’m busy.
You can invite anyone you want.
anyone else: Sherwood probably knows more than anyone else about the subject.
almost anyone: It was the kind of accident that could happen to almost anyone.
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