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    Red face cleverer\more clever;many more\many;good\well

    1.He's____than any other students in his class. A far cleverer B more clever
    2.This made it possible for ____ Americans, even farmers and factory workers,to buy cars. A. many more B many
    3.Tom went to school because he felt____. A. well enough B good enough

    All the answers are A.

    For the first two questions, is it because answer A is more appropriate than B in tone?

    For question 3, I know 'well' means physical health, can we use 'good' here to describe someone's good spirit.

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    Re: cleverer\more clever;many more\many;good\well

    Quote Originally Posted by *^^* View Post
    1.He's____than any other students in his class. A far cleverer B more clever
    2.This made it possible for ____ Americans, even farmers and factory workers,to buy cars. A. many more B many
    3.Tom went to school because he felt____. A. well enough B good enough

    All the answers are A.

    For the first two questions, is it because answer A is more appropriate than B in tone?

    For question 3, I know 'well' means physical health, can we use 'good' here to describe someone's good spirit.
    In #1, B could be acceptable but "more clever" doesn't sound very natural, we would normally use "cleverer".
    In #2, as far as I'm concerned, both A and B are OK.
    In #3, "good enough" could mean "in good spirits/happy" but it wouldn't fit the context. People don't go to school because they're happy. Tom is more likely to have gone to school because now he feels better physically. The suggestion is that perhaps yesterday he did not go to school because he was ill.

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    Re: cleverer\more clever;many more\many;good\well

    but "more clever" doesn't sound very natural, we would normally use "cleverer".
    Just the opposite for me. "Cleverer" sounds unnatural to me.

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