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1) Do you say "a packet or a box of washing powder"?

2) Is it possible to use the word "washing-up liquid"?

3) They don't smoke or cut down on cigarettes because they know they harm our health (??) They are harmful

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    I'll give you American English terms. I'm not sure of British English terms for these things.

    1. ... a box of detergent.

    2. ... dish-washing soap
    or
    ... dish-washing liquid

    3. The antecedents for the different uses of "they" need to be clarified.
    http://grammar.ccc.commnet.edu/grammar/pronouns.htm
    People don't smoke or cut down on cigarettes because they know that cigarettes harm their health. Cigarettes are harmful.

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