What's the difference between the two following sentences? This site says any could also be used with singular nouns in if clauses when it means any kind of. Is it true? Are both following sentence correct?

  • If you have any questions, please let me know.

  • If you have any question, please let me know.

I know the first one correct. But according to this site the singular noun is also correct when It means any kind of.


Yes, it is correct.

"If you have any questions, please let me know."

In this sentence any means some / several / more than one

"If you have any question (whatsoever), please let me know."

Here any question can be replaced with a question of any kind -> If you have a question of any kind please let me know.

Just like the article states, it is used for emphasis. It's a way to indicate importance. I believe, the reason to emphasize this is to encourage the listeners to ask questions. No matter how unimportant or minor their questions might appear to them, they still should ask away.

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