The UVic Writer's Guide
Anyone / Anyone
Any one refers to a particular component of a group:
"Take any one of those sandwiches."
Anyone refers to an indeterminate person:
"Take anyone to the dance, see what I care!" The same distinction
applies to "every one" and "everyone."
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