Anonymous
Anonymous asked in Education & ReferenceWords & Wordplay · 1 month ago

Could you please tell me the difference in meaning between two sentences below?

A. Anyone can tell it is a fake at a glance.

B. Everyone can tell it is a fake at a glance.

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  • 1 month ago
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    There is no difference at all in the meaning of the two sentences. Sentence A is the most usual way of putting it, but they still have the same meaning.

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  • RP
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    1 month ago

    The difference is less significant than it may seem because the meaning is a glance will reveal it is a fake. In A, anyone means any single person who sees it whereas, in B, everyone means every individual who sees it.

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  • 1 month ago

    Difference is that in the first sentence, the word "Anyone" is used while in the second sentence "Everyone" is used.

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  • 1 month ago

    The meaning is the same, but while 'everyone' is purely factual', using 'anyone' adds a layer of impatience, even of dismissal. It implies, 'Don't be a fool. Even a child can tell it's a fake'.

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  • 1 month ago

    The difference is that both are very poorly constructed.

    "Anyone can tell at a glance that it's a fake".

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