Daily Grammar

Good vs. Well

The adjectiveAdjectives modify or affect the meaning of nouns and pronouns and tell us which, whose, what kind, and how many about the nouns or pronouns they modify. good should not be used for the adverbAdverbs modify verbs, adjectives, and other adverbs. They tell how (manner), when (time), where (place), how much (degree), and why (cause). well. Well should be used for an adjective only when it refers to health or appearance.

Instructions: Choose the correct form for each of these sentences.

1. This food tastes very (good, well).

This food tastes very good.

2. Ann doesn't drive very (good, well).

Ann doesn't drive very well.

3. Dad writes (good, well).

Dad writes well.

4. Becky worked (good, well) today.

Becky worked well today.

5. That hot sun feels (good, well).

That hot sun feels good.

Note: Good will always be an adjective never an adverb.

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