That won't do any of us.... Please help me

Is there a difference between the following sentences:

  • That won’t do any of us any good.
  • That won’t do any of use here any good. (here meaning the people present at the moment), because if say ‘The new laws, recently passed by parliament, won’t do any Belgian any good’ that means every Belgian.

Can you say:

-That won’t do either of us any good.

@Arinker, @NearlyNapping , @Torsten, @Anglophile.

Thanks in advance.

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  • That won’t do any of us any good. (All of us in general)
  • That won’t do any of us here any good. (Only those of us here)

That won’t do either of us any good. (No good will be done to the two of us) - It is correct

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Thank you my dear friend. If hadn’t had you, I would have a lot of unanswered questions. To the others, no offence, mind you.

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The second sentence is specific. It specifies the people “here”.

The first sentence might have the same meaning, or it may refer to some larger group. It would very likely be clear which people it refers to by the context and people present.

As with any pronoun, it is very context specific. That is even more true with plural pronouns like us, them, we, they, etc.

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Thanks, Dan.

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