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Usage Glossary: A B C D E F G H I K L M N O P Q R S T U V W Y

anymore/any more

Anymore is a time adverb. It is used only in an expressed negative sense. Any more is used as an indefinite pronoun or a determiner.

People don't control mosquito populations by spreading oil on standing water anymore.

We already have enough data. We don't need any more. [indefinite pronoun]

If there are any more accidents on the assembly line, we will have to close down production. [determiner]

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