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What difference between someone/anyone and somebody/anybody

When it's better to use -body and when -one ?

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Base language: English
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    Use "someone" (when you don't know who the person is, and there are too many people to choose from)
    Use "somebody" (is used with limited amounts of people are to choose from).
    Use "anyone" (Used in negative statements or questions to large group of people).
    Use "anybody" (Used in negative statements or questions to small groups of people).

    -body (at the end means that the word is more personal or offensive (if negative statements)
    -one (at the end of the word is less personal, putting less negativeness into the negative question)

    Someone is like somebody: is to refer to a person without saying exactly who you mean
    Anybody is like anyone: you use it in statements negative meaning to indicate in a general why that nobody is present or involved in an action....

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