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
 

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student said:
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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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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RonBee said:
student said:
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.

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Well, that is true. :wink:

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More.

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

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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…..

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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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ESL-lover said:
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……………….

Here, 'well' is an adjective, too. In British English, 'well' would be the preferred form, though 'good' is used a lot, too. ;-)
 
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