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    #1

    bad/badly

    Hi

    Which is better?

    It went bad/badly during his interview.

    thanks


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    #2

    Re: bad/badly

    badly is better than bad

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    #3

    Re: bad/badly

    just a student.
    the expression ''things went bad'' is common English.
    I think u can say "I went bad...".
    just a student.


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    #4

    Re: bad/badly

    Quote Originally Posted by jctgf View Post
    just a student.
    the expression ''things went bad'' is common English.
    I think you can say "I went bad...".
    just a student.

    It is not good English, even though common colloquially.

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    #5

    Re: bad/badly

    It went badly during the interview, so he didn't get the job.

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