Does anybody’ or ‘do anybody

This is a question very often asked by our students: Does anybody or do anybody?

Does or do anybody, which is correct?


Answer: DOES is correct.

Does anybody vs Do anybody

Do you know why ‘Does anybody’ is correct?

‘Anybody’ is a third person singular form and takes -s in the present simple tense. That’s why the question form requires -s and ‘Does anybody’ is correct.
The same would apply to ‘Does anyone’, ‘Does anything’ etc. Here are some examples:

  • Does anyone have a pen I could borrow?
  • Does anybody know someone who speaks Croatian?


Find out about the difference between anyone and anybody.

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13 thoughts on “Learn English: ‘does anybody’ or ‘do anybody’?”

  1. Is there anybody to does my flash animation assignment or is there anybody to do my flash animation assignment?

  2. Which one is correct and WHY ?

    A. Why does anyone does anything
    B. Why do anyone do anything
    C. Why do anyone does anything
    D. Why does anyone do anything

  3. Does anybody looking for a speaking patner?

    Is anybody looking for practising English conversation?
    could u tell me which one exactly grammatical correct?

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