Anymore or Any More | Difference & Examples
In US English, a distinction exists between ‘any more’ (used as a determiner), and ‘anymore’ (used as an adverb). In UK English, ‘anymore’ is typically considered incorrect, and any more is the correct spelling for both parts of speech.
|Examples: Any more as an adverb
|Examples: Any more as a determiner
|Jamie used to live here, but he doesn’t any more.
|I’m not giving you any more money.
|Liam broke his foot, so he can’t play football any more.
|Do we have any more fruit?
Any more to indicate time
Any more is an adverb that indicates time. It refers to something that used to occur in the past but no longer does. It’s normally only used in negative statements, clauses beginning with ‘if’, and questions. It’s usually placed at the end of a clause or sentence.
Any more to indicate quantity
Any more can also be used as a determiner to refer to the quantity of something. It’s usually used in negative statements, clauses beginning with ‘if’, and questions.
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