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Eunice has five computers, and she doesn’t use any of them. (She uses none.)
Sender Michael
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When you are speaking of just two things, use both, either, or neither. If you are speaking of three or more, use any or all.

Eunice has two computers, and she uses both of them. (She uses two.)
Eunice has two computers, but she doesn’t use both of them. (She only uses one of them.)
Eunice has two computers, but she doesn’t use either of them. (She uses none.)
Eunice has two computers, but she uses neither of them. (She uses none.)
Eunice has five computers, and she doesn’t use any of them. (She uses none.)
Eunice has five computers, and she uses all of them. (She uses five.)
 
 
ed. 24/12/15
 
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Sender  Michael
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Would it still be okay if I used the conjunctions “and” and “but” interchangeably in your given example sentences, specifically in the ones with “any” and “either”?

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In these sentences I think it would be OK. Using but indicates that you think the following clause is somewhat surprising or contradictory to the expected.
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