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.
- BookbinderLv 71 month agoFavorite Answer
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.
- RPLv 71 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.
- Nico RobinLv 41 month ago
Difference is that in the first sentence, the word "Anyone" is used while in the second sentence "Everyone" is used.
- bluebellbkkLv 71 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'.
- How do you think about the answers? You can sign in to vote the answer.
- HackenbackerLv 71 month ago
The difference is that both are very poorly constructed.
"Anyone can tell at a glance that it's a fake".