any and no: adverbs

[any/no + comparative
any/no different
any/no good/use]

  • Any and no can modify ( = change the meaning of) comparatives.
      You don’t look any older than your daughter.
      ( = You don’t look at all older . . .)
      I can’t go any further
      I’m afraid the weather’s no better than yesterday.
  • We also use any and no with different.
      This school isn’t any different from the last one.
      ‘Is John any better?’ No different Still very ill.’
  • Note the expressions any good/use and no good/use.
      Was the film any good?
      This watch is no use It keeps stopping.