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Post by navi » Tue Oct 27, 2020 10:49 pm

Can one use:
1) Do you know why doing the same workout every day doesn't work for you?
Because it never does.


instead of:

2) Do you know why doing the same workout every day doesn't work for you?
Because it never works for anyone.


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Can one use:
3) Do you know why doing the same workout every day doesn't work for you?
Because it doesn't.


instead of:

4) Do you know why doing the same workout every day doesn't work for you?
Because it doesn't for anyone.


Gratefully,
Navi
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Post by Erik_Kowal » Tue Oct 27, 2020 11:46 pm

No. "You" is restrictive, whereas "anyone" is not.

In other words, "you" refers only to the person addressed, whereas "anyone" makes a general statement.
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