Bad vs. Badly
The adverb badly is used to tell how something is done. The adjective badThe adjective bad in this lesson is a predicate adjective (an adjective which comes after a linking verb and modifies the subject). Source: Lesson 155 is used to refer to health or feelings and to complete linking verbs such as seem, look, taste, smell.
Instructions: Choose the correct form for each of the following sentences.
1. Our football team played (bad, badly) last night.
2. John felt (bad, badly) about the loss.
3. The medicine doesn't taste too (bad, badly).
4. Our science project went (bad, badly).
5. The air in the sewer smelled (bad, badly).