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  1. B45
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    The hat I bought my daughter didn't fit her very good/well.

    The hat I bought my daughter didn't fit her very good/well.

    Would a native say this? Are both okay?

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    Re: The hat I bought my daughter didn't fit her very good/well.

    A lot of native speakers incorrectly say 'good'.

    '...it didn't fit her very well' is grammatically correct.

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    Re: The hat I bought my daughter didn't fit her very good/well.

    Is it correct to say: " The hat I bought for/to my daughter didn't fit her very well"?
    Please, correct all my mistakes. I should know English perfectly and if you show me my mistakes I will achieve my dream a little bit faster. A lot of thanks.

    Not a teacher nor a native speaker.

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    Re: The hat I bought my daughter didn't fit her very good/well.

    Only 'The hat I bought for my daughter...' is correct.

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    Re: The hat I bought my daughter didn't fit her very good/well.

    Quote Originally Posted by Boris Tatarenko View Post
    Is it correct to say: " The hat I bought for/to my daughter didn't fit her very well"?
    ***NOT A TEACHER***
    - Do not put a space after an opening quotation mark.
    (ems)

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    Re: The hat I bought my daughter didn't fit her very good/well.

    Quote Originally Posted by Rover_KE View Post
    A lot of native speakers incorrectly say 'good'.

    '...it didn't fit her very well' is grammatically correct.
    I think I agree with you, but this is one error I don't look down on too sternly, as the use of "good" as an adverb goes back before the Norman Invasion, and still survives in most Scandinavian and Germanic languages.

    Wie geht's?
    Gut, danke.

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