Difference Between Good and Well


Difference between good and well

When anybody asks you how you are doing, what do you reply to them? There are two common answers: “I am good,” and “I am well.” Since these answers are often used interchangeably, many English learners think that both words have the same meaning. For this reason, we need to learn the difference between Good and Well.

Meaning of Good and Well

Good is an adjective and is used to describe a noun or pronoun. The word well is an adverb and is sued to modify a verb. The difference between good and well becomes clear when we say that An apple is ‘good’, not ‘well‘. And one can play ‘well’ not ‘good’.

More Examples:

Good in a sentence:

1. He that spares the bad injures the good

2. Hope is a good breakfast, but a bad supper. 

3. A good wife makes a good husband. 

4. A good beginning is half the battle. 

5. The devil is good when he is pleased. 

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Well in a sentence:

1. An enemy’s mouth seldom speaks well

2. Study sickness while you are well

3. He lives long that lives well

4. Great men’s sons seldom do well

5. Better to do well than to say well.

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