Daily English Quiz 223
Test # 223 [09-Feb-2018]
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Organic Beauty Top 10 ingredients to avoid
Some ingredients are more undesirable than other try to avoid the following: Petroleum-based substances - these are drying for the skin and polluting for the atmosphere. Formaldehyde - this irritates the skin and is cancer-inducing. Parfum/fragrance - this is a catch-all term for around 100 synthetic ingredients thought to trigger one third of cosmetic allergies; they donít have to appear on the label. SLS (sodium lauryl sulfate) - this is a harsh detergent that can cause skin and eye irritation and exacerbate dry skin. Phthalates - these hormonedisrupting substances were detected by the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention in the body of every person tested. Parabens - these estrogenmimicking preservatives are found in almost all mass-market cosmetics; they are known to accumulate in the body. DEA-, MEA, TEA prefixes - these can irritate scalp and eyes; they may also react with impurities and preservatives to create carcinogenic substances. PEG - these can irritate the scalp.
[any/no + comparative
any/no good/use] Any and no can modify ( = change the meaning of) comparatives.
You don't look any older than your daughter. We also use any and no with different.
( = You don't look at all older . . .)
I can't go any further
I'm afraid the weather's no better than yesterday.
This school isn't any different from the last one. Note the expressions any good/use and no good/use.
'Is John any better?' No different Still very ill.'
Was the film any good?
This watch is no use It keeps stopping.