The words some and any are used for countable and uncountable nouns. In general, we could say that some means a few / a little and any means none in negative clauses or a few / a little in questions.
Positive ClausesIn positive clauses, we usually use some
In negative clauses, we use any.
Some / any can also be part of compound words such as:
- something / anything
- someone / anyone
- somewhere / anywhere