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Is the phrase "Not any special" grammatically valid?

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  • 2 months ago

    No.

    As a stand alone sentence you would say,"not anything special". 

    Or "nothing special."

    And it's:"grammatically correct." At least this is usually said. It's a matter of usage

    Source(s): American Engliah speaker
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  • 2 months ago

    Not by itself. But as others have shown, it may be 'valid' as part of a sentence.

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  • RP
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    2 months ago

    In the right context, it could be. By itself, it doesn't make much sense.

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  • 2 months ago

    Yes, in the right place in a sentence. Example: Is there a special reason why you're going there? No, there is not any special reason.

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  • 2 months ago

    No. What are you trying to say?

    Are you seeing anyone?  Not anyone special.

    Did you buy anything at the store?  Not anything special.

    Did they have anything on sale?  No, there were no specials. 

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  • 2 months ago

    Yes ,Not any special" is grammatically valid

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  • 2 months ago

    No. The word "any" refers to a choice of multiples, but the word "special" means unique. You could say "Not very special" instead.

    • bluebellbkk
      Lv 7
      2 months agoReport

      The word 'special' does not mean 'unique'. The word 'unusual' does not mean 'unique'. The word 'rare' does not mean 'unique'. The word 'extraordinary' does not mean 'unique'. The word 'unique' means 'only one of its kind'.

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