语法 Grammar in use
Everyone is asleep. 大家都睡了。
Everything is untidy. 一切都乱糟糟的。
Nobody has told me about it. 没有人告诉过我有关这件事的情况。
I've got nothing to wear. 我没有穿的衣服了。
I've heard nothing. 我没听到什么动静。
I saw no one. 我谁也没有看到。
There's nothing on the shelf. 架子上什么也没有。
There's somebody in the garden. 花园里有个人。
That's nothing. 那没什么。
（2）与some与any的用法一样，somebody/someone/something/somewhere一般用于肯定句； anybody/anyone/anything/anywhere用于疑问句与否定句；nothing/nobody/no one/nowhere相当于not anything/anybody/anyone/anywhere：
Someone is asking to see you. 有人要求见你。
There's something under that chair! 那个椅子下有个什么东西！
I don't know anyone here. 这儿我谁也不认识。
Is there anything on this shelf? 这个架子上有什么东西吗？
I went nowhere. (=I didn't go anywhere.) 我哪儿也没去。
I saw no one. (=I didn't see anyone.) 我谁也没看到。
词汇学习 Word study
We're inviting our colleagues to the party. 我们将邀请我们的同事参加这个聚会。
I hate people who invite themselves. 我讨厌不请自来的客人。
We invite readers' letters for this magazine. 本杂志欢迎读者来信。
She's only joking with you. 她只是在跟你开玩笑。
Aren't you joking me? 你不是在取笑我吧？
The whole thing was a complete joke. 整件事完全是个笑话。
Don't get angry----it was only a joke! 别生气——那只是一个玩笑而已
练习答案 Key to written exercises
1 I did nothing.
2 I saw no one.
3 I went nowhere.
4 I met nobody.
1 No, I didn't hear anything. I heard nothing.
2 No, I didn' t speak to anyone. I spoke to nobody.
3 No,I didn't go anywhere. I went nowhere.
4 No, I didn't buy anything. I bought nothing.
5 No,I didn't write to anybody. I wrote to nobody.
6 No, I didn't meet anyone. I met no one.
1 Everyone's looking out of the window.
2 Everyone's hurrying to work.
3 Everyone's eating.
4 Everyone's drinking lemonade.
1 No, I haven't got anything to eat. I've got nothing to eat.
He's got something to eat.
2 No, I haven't got anything to do. I've got nothing to do.
They've got something to do.
3 No, I haven't got anything to drink. I've got nothing to drink.
She's got something to drink.
4 No, I haven't got anything to read. I've got nothing to read.
He's got something to read.