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  • The difference is between good and well are the same as the differences between an adjective and an advert.

  • Good is an objective.

  • It describes a thing.

  • Well, is an adverb.

  • It describes how we do something.

  • For example, he speaks good Japanese or he speaks Japanese Well.

  • It's also worth noting that better is the comparative form off both good and well.

  • So you have to be careful.

  • For example, he speaks better Japanese than I do, or he speaks Japanese better than I do as an adjective.

  • We can use good after a cop killer or linking verbs on those of herbs, which are commonly followed by adjectives, verbs like be, seem sound, look and feel.

  • For example, those clothes look really good on you, or it feels good to finally win an award.

  • We can also use good and well in different compound word combinations.

  • We might talk about someone who's very good natured.

  • Good describes then nature.

  • But we can also talk about someone who is well behaved well describes how they act.

  • For example, he's a very good natured, well behaved child.

  • Well, can actually be an adjective, but only in relation to someone's health and usually in connection with the question.

  • How are you, for example, how are you today?

  • I'm well, thank you.

  • Finally, we can combine them in the phrase all well and good, which means that a situation is satisfactory or acceptable.

  • For example, if you finish early, then all well and good, you can go home early, too.

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What's the difference between good and well, That's what Sven wants to know, and that's what we're doing on this.

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A2 BEG describes good speaks dot japanese adjective

‘Good’ and ‘well’ - Learners’ Questions

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    林宜悉   posted on 2020/03/26
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