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    Default Which is correct -- "any more" or "anymore"?

    I am annoyed every time Word or Outlook tries to change "any more" to "anymore". But am I wrong?

    The phrase it just tried to correct (operative word being tried because I am obstinately rejecting the correction until convinced otherwise) was "apparently I can't trust my eyes any more".

    Frankly I didn't even know "anymore" was a word. Did I miss something? I don't like it -- it sounds like something the the raven might quoth.
    Arrange whatever pieces come your way. - Virginia Woolf

    Did you know that if you say the word "GULLIBLE" really softly, it sounds like "ORANGES"?



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    Depends on usage:

    I do not have any more apples.

    I don't have apples anymore.


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    The correct phrase would be, "... apparently I can't trust my eyes anymore."

    "Any more" relates to quantity.
    "Anymore" relates to time.
    Jer 29: 11-13


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    Quote Originally Posted by Aggie4Bar View Post
    The correct phrase would be, "... apparently I can't trust my eyes anymore."

    "Any more" relates to quantity.
    "Anymore" relates to time.
    Yes, like:
    "I don't trust him any more than I could throw him" (quantity)
    "I don't trust him anymore" (time)



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