[Grammar] I am a wonderful cook. my dinner parties have gone well so far.

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Hello all,

Is this sentence correct?

I am a wonderful cook. My dinner parties have gone well so far.
 
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You have failed to use a capital letter after a full stop. Use the Edit Post facility to fix that error.
 

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There are two sentences there, and they're now both grammatical.

We usually leave it to others to say how wonderful we are at something.
 

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The marked lack of modesty aside, if you're a wonderful cook, I would expect you to be able to say something more impressive about your dinner parties than that they have "gone well".
 

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Thanks all. Actually I am not a good cook and I am not keen on it. I saw that sentences in a book of a teacher and I wanted to know if "go well" is OK. Those sentences was a part of a long paragraph.

I guess "go well/bad/smoothly" means "to happen or develop in a particular way".
 

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Thanks all. Actually​, I am not a good cook and I am not keen on [STRIKE]it[/STRIKE] cooking. I saw [STRIKE]that[/STRIKE] those sentences in a book [STRIKE]of[/STRIKE] by a teacher and I wanted to know if "go well" is OK. Those sentences [STRIKE]was[/STRIKE] were a part of a long paragraph.

I guess "go well/bad/smoothly" means "to happen or develop in a particular way".

"Go well/badly/smoothly" used in a non-continuous form generally refer to a single event or incident.

Ann: How was the dinner party you held for your parents?
Dave: It went well.

Ann: How did the birthday party go?
Dave: It went really badly!

Used in a continuous form, it refers to an ongoing situation or event, or how something is developing.

Dave: How's your new job going?
Ann: It's going really well. I love it.

Dave: How are you getting on with that essay?
Ann: It's going badly. I've only written the introduction so far.
 
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