This is the place to post questions and discussions on usage and style. The members of the Wordwizard Clubhouse will also often be able to help you to formulate that difficult letter.
1) We can't give you anything you want.
Can't this sentence have these two meanings:
a) We can give you none of the things you want.
b) We can't give you just anything you want.
Yes. It can have both those meanings.
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Bob in Wales