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    how to use 'well'

    make sentences with the word WELL as:
    + an adjective
    +an adverb
    +a noun
    +an interjection
    +a verb

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    Re: how to use 'well'

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    make sentences with the word WELL as:
    + an adjective
    +an adverb
    +a noun
    +an interjection
    +a verb
    As an adjective:
    I was sick with the flu, but I'm well now.
    As an adverb:
    ????
    As a noun:
    She threw the kitty into the well.
    As an interjection:
    Well! What do you think you're doing?
    As a verb:
    The bubbles welled up to the surface of the liquid.

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    Sounds a bit like a homework question.
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    As an adverb:
    He plays the piano well.

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    Re: how to use 'well'

    1) As an adjective:
    --a) "I am not well today"
    --b) The first "well" in "All is well that ends well"
    --c) It was a job well done.
    2) As an adverb: the second "well" in "All is well that ends well"
    4) As an interjection: "Well, well, well! What a charming child!"

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    Re: how to use 'well'

    Quote Originally Posted by RonBee
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    make sentences with the word WELL as:
    + an adjective
    +an adverb
    +a noun
    +an interjection
    +a verb
    As an adjective:
    I was sick with the flu, but I'm well now.
    As an adverb:
    It was a job well done!.
    As a noun:
    She threw the kitty into the well.
    As an interjection:
    Well! What do you think you're doing?
    As a verb:
    The bubbles welled up to the surface of the liquid.

    8)

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    Re: how to use 'well'

    Well, that is true. :wink:

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    Re: how to use 'well'

    More.

    Interjection: Well, how did I do?
    Adverb: You did well.
    adverb: Hail, fellow, well met!

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    Re: how to use 'well'

    We can use good instead of well as an adjective. Compare:

    Instead of, I'm not well today

    We can use:

    I'm not good today.

    I think Good is better than well as an adjective…..

    Thanks……………….

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    They have slightly different meanings. Not well can be used when someone is physically sick, whereas not good is more like "I've had a bad day", to me, anyway.
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