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    Default Good or Well?

    Is there any difference?
    Examples: I was great or I was well?
    What's wrong?

    Thanks.

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    Default Re: Good or Well?

    It depends on what you want to say. Those sentences are both possible but they have different meanings. Can you work out what the difference is?
    Remember - correct capitalisation, punctuation and spacing make posts much easier to read.

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    Default Re: Good or Well?

    I was great - I was wonderful in some activity, or very well known and respected.
    I was well - I was healthy.

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