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I must have read it in some book . what does "some " mean here?

There were some four hundred people at the concert. "some" seems "about" here ?

I don't see much of them these days? Can you tell me an example of the subject-substance here?(them)

Do you go to the cinema much? Why we didnt use "many", going to cinema is countable,I think.

Difference:

Have you got some friends in Britain?---------------Have you got any friends in Britain?

I dont like some pop music. ----------------------I dont like any pop music.
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some 400 = about 400

not to see much of sy = you rarely see, or have not seen them recently

to think much of sg is an idiom.

1" Have you got some friends in Britain?" Not correct

2 "Have you got any friends in Britain?" OK

"I dont like some pop music." No (do not use some in negative sentences.)

I dont like any pop music. Yes
According to a grammar book there is a difference in the last two sentences.

And ""much of them" ,what is them here?what matter-substance?
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"According to a grammar book there is a difference in the last two sentences."

the difference is that one is correct but not the other;)
1." Have you got some friends in Britain?" Not correct

2. "Have you got any friends in Britain?" OK

Hi Inchoaknowledge,

I think number 1 is also ok.

When you use in this sentence some, you expect someone to have a few friends. I mean that you think the man has a few friends.

But, in number 2, you expect someone to have very few/no friends.

Please consider this:

Suppose that you go to one of your friends house and there is no one around there and you say ''Is there anyone here?=Your expectation is that no one is around there. If you say Is there someone here?=Your expectation is that it is probable there is someone around there
Also, regarding this: Do you go to the cinema much? Why we didnt use "many", going to cinema is countable,I think.

The building that movies/films are show in can be called a cinema, and in that case it's countable. But "going to the cinema" is an activity. Do you do that a lot? Do you do it much? Do you go to the cinema often? All are roughly equal to "Do you go to the cinema much?" (Here in the U.S., we'd ask if you went to "the movies.")

Regarding the "I don't like some..." - that says that there are some that you do, and some that you don't.

Where shall we go for dinner? How about China Royale - do you like Chinese food?

- I don't like some Chinese dishes, but others are okay. I'm sure I'll find something I like there.

- No, I don't like any Chinese food. Can we pick a different place?
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Some 400 = implies 400 plus; about 400 could be more or less.

"I dont like some pop music." No (do not use some in negative sentences.)

This is not entirely correct. We can certainly say “I like listening to Elton John’s music but I don’t like some of his songs”.