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任何 (rènhé) is a modifier that means means "any," "whichever," or "whatsoever." It is also like the English phrases "any and all" or "no matter what."
 
 
任何 is a modifier that means means "any", "whichever", or "whatsoever". It is also like the English phrases "any and all" or "no matter what".
 
  
 
== Structure ==
 
== Structure ==
  
This modifier usually does not use 的. It is often paired with 都 or 也.  
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This modifier usually does not use 的. It is often paired with 都 or 也.
  
 
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任何 + Noun + 都 / 也 ……
任何 + noun
 
 
 
 
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=== Examples ===
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*你 到 派对 以后 <em>任何</em> 饮料 都 不要 喝。<span class="pinyin">Nǐ dào pàiduì yǐhòu <em>rènhé</em> yǐnliào dōu bùyào hē.</span><span class="trans">After you arrive at the party, don't drink anything.</span>
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*这里 在 修 路,<em>任何</em> 车 都 不 可以 通过。<span class="pinyin">Zhèlǐ zài xiū lù, <em>rènhé</em> chē dōu bù kěyǐ tōngguò.</span><span class="trans">The road is under repair. No cars are allowed to pass here.</span>
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*这 是 我们 俩 的 秘密 , 跟 <em>任何</em> 人 都 不要 说 。 <span class="pinyin">Zhè shì wǒmen liǎ de mìmì, gēn <em>rènhé</em> rén dōu bùyào shuō.</span><span class="trans">This is our secret. Don't tell it to anyone.</span>
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*我 父母 不 让 我 参加 <em>任何</em> 校外 的 活动 。 <span class="pinyin">Wǒ fùmǔ bù ràng wǒ cānjiā <em>rènhé</em> xiàowài de huódòng.</span><span class="trans">My parents won't let me participate in any extracurricular activities.</span>
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*这么 多 年 过去 了 , 他 还是 没有 <em>任何</em> 变化 。 <span class="pinyin">Zhème duō nián guòqù le, tā háishì méiyǒu <em> rènhé</em> biànhuà.</span><span class="trans">So many years have passed, and he hasn't changed a bit.</span>
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*这 种 情况 在 <em>任何</em> 时候 都 不能 发生 。 <span class="pinyin">Zhè zhǒng qíngkuàng zài <em>rènhé</em> shíhou dōu bù néng fāshēng.</span><span class="trans">You can't let this kind of thing happen under any circumstance.</span>
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*我 家 永远 欢迎 你, <em>任何</em> 时候 都 可以 来。<span class="pinyin">Wǒ jiā yǒngyuǎn huānyíng nǐ, <em>rènhé</em> shíhou dōu kěyǐ lái.</span><span class="trans">You are always welcome in our house. You can come by anytime.</span>
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*这 次 的项目 很 重要,<em>任何</em> 意外 都 不 要 发生。<span class="pinyin">Zhè cì de xiàngmù hěn zhòngyào, <em>rènhé</em> yìwài dōu bùyào fāshēng.</span><span class="trans">This is a very important project and no accidents are to happen.</span>
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*我们 老板 人 很 好 , 你 有 <em>任何</em> 想法 都 可以 跟 他 说 。 <span class="pinyin">Wǒmen lǎobǎn rén hěn hǎo, nǐ yǒu <em>rènhé</em> xiǎngfǎ dōu kěyǐ gēn tā shuō.</span><span class="trans">Our boss is a very good person. Any thoughts you have you can discuss with him.</span>
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*我 先 走 了 ,有 <em>任何</em> 需要 给 我 打 电话 吧 。 <span class="pinyin">Wǒ xiān zǒu le, yǒu <em>rènhé</em> xūyào gěi wǒ dǎ diànhuà bā.</span><span class="trans">I need to go now. Call me if you need anything at all.</span>
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* 这是我们俩的秘密, 跟<em>任何</em> 人 都不要说。<span class="trans">This is our secret. Don't tell it to anyone.</span>
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* 我 父母 不让我 参加 <em>任何</em> 校外 的 活动。<span class="trans">My parents won't let me participate in any school activity.</span>
 
* 这么多年过去了,他还是没有<em>任何</em>变化。<span class="trans">So many years have passed, and he hasn't changed a bit.</span>
 
  
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*[[Expressing "all" with "shenme dou"]]
  
 
== Sources and further reading ==
 
== Sources and further reading ==
  
* [[Boya Chinese Lower Intermediate 1 (博雅汉语准中级加速篇)]] (p.173)[http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/7301075308/ref%3das_li_ss_tl?ie=UTF8&tag=allset-20&linkCode=as2&camp=217145&creative=399373&creativeASIN=7301075308 →buy]
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{{Source|Boya Chinese Lower Intermediate 1 (博雅汉语准中级加速篇)|173}}
  
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{{Basic Grammar|任何|B1|任何 + noun|我 的 弟弟 特别 顽固,<em>任何</em> 的 人 都 不 能 说服 他。|grammar point|ASGP8DXU}}
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{{Basic Grammar|任何|B2|任何 + Noun + 都 / 也 ……|我 的 弟弟 特别 顽固,<em>任何</em> 的 人 都 不 能 说服 他。|grammar point|ASGP8DXU}}
 
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{{Similar|Referring to "all" using "suoyou"}}
 
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{{Used for|Expressing quantity}}
 
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任何 (rènhé) is a modifier that means means "any," "whichever," or "whatsoever." It is also like the English phrases "any and all" or "no matter what."

Structure

This modifier usually does not use 的. It is often paired with 都 or 也.

任何 + Noun + 都 / 也 ……

Examples

  • 你 到 派对 以后 任何 饮料 都 不要 喝。Nǐ dào pàiduì yǐhòu rènhé yǐnliào dōu bùyào hē.After you arrive at the party, don't drink anything.
  • 这里 在 修 路,任何 车 都 不 可以 通过。Zhèlǐ zài xiū lù, rènhé chē dōu bù kěyǐ tōngguò.The road is under repair. No cars are allowed to pass here.
  • 这 是 我们 俩 的 秘密 , 跟 任何 人 都 不要 说 。 Zhè shì wǒmen liǎ de mìmì, gēn rènhé rén dōu bùyào shuō.This is our secret. Don't tell it to anyone.
  • 我 父母 不 让 我 参加 任何 校外 的 活动 。 Wǒ fùmǔ bù ràng wǒ cānjiā rènhé xiàowài de huódòng.My parents won't let me participate in any extracurricular activities.
  • 这么 多 年 过去 了 , 他 还是 没有 任何 变化 。 Zhème duō nián guòqù le, tā háishì méiyǒu rènhé biànhuà.So many years have passed, and he hasn't changed a bit.
  • 这 种 情况 在 任何 时候 都 不能 发生 。 Zhè zhǒng qíngkuàng zài rènhé shíhou dōu bù néng fāshēng.You can't let this kind of thing happen under any circumstance.
  • 我 家 永远 欢迎 你, 任何 时候 都 可以 来。Wǒ jiā yǒngyuǎn huānyíng nǐ, rènhé shíhou dōu kěyǐ lái.You are always welcome in our house. You can come by anytime.
  • 这 次 的项目 很 重要,任何 意外 都 不 要 发生。Zhè cì de xiàngmù hěn zhòngyào, rènhé yìwài dōu bùyào fāshēng.This is a very important project and no accidents are to happen.
  • 我们 老板 人 很 好 , 你 有 任何 想法 都 可以 跟 他 说 。 Wǒmen lǎobǎn rén hěn hǎo, nǐ yǒu rènhé xiǎngfǎ dōu kěyǐ gēn tā shuō.Our boss is a very good person. Any thoughts you have you can discuss with him.
  • 我 先 走 了 ,有 任何 需要 给 我 打 电话 吧 。 Wǒ xiān zǒu le, yǒu rènhé xūyào gěi wǒ dǎ diànhuà bā.I need to go now. Call me if you need anything at all.

See also

Sources and further reading