ANYMORE (adverb)

1. still: at present and continuing from a point in the past (used in negative statements and questions) e.g. They sure don’t make them like this anymore!

2. from now on: from the present and ongoing (used in negative statements and questions) e.g. I’m not tolerating this anymore.

3. nowadays: these days (nonstandard or regional) (used in positive sentences) e.g. We always use a taxi anymore.

Anymore OR Any More?

Anymore is an adverb: She doesn’t live here ANYMORE.

The two-word form any more refers to any unspecified additional amount. e.g. Is there ANY MORE pasta left?

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