A person is a person. Refer to the **individual** as such. ***Examples:*** 1) If anybody asked you about the money, tell the **person** that it is in my bank account. 2) I felt that somebody was in the garden but I did not see **anyone**. 3) Speaker 1: A friend of mine helped me a lot. Speaker 2: You should thank **that friend / buddy / comrade / confidant**. 4) Congratulations on your new baby! What's the **baby's / child's / infant's** name?