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What the difference between cualquier and cualquiera?

 

I've got quite confused with the way of using cualquier and cualquiera... What do they exactly mean? Would anyone give me some examples?

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    Ejemplo:
    Dame un vaso ---- ¿Qué vaso quieres? ---- Cualquiera... (no me importa qué vaso, quiero uno)
    Dame un vaso ---- ¿Qué vaso quieres? ---- Cualquier vaso (no me importa qué vaso, quiero uno)

    La diferencia: cualquiera sin nombre detrás------ cualquier+nombre detrás

    Ejemplo:

    Este trabajo puede hacerlo cualquier persona
    este trabajo puede hacerlo cualquiera

    If you use cualquier, you have to write who or what is doing something in the sentence
    but if you use cualquiera, you don't need to write it because people understand who or what is doing something. cualquiera includes the subject.

    The technical explanation is that cualquiera is a pronoun that stands alone, while cualquier is an adjective that attaches to a noun.

    But yeah, like they said above.

     

    cualquier : any
    Cualquiera : anyone (this is specificaly used with people)

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