Well/Good

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Well/Good

Good is an adjective. It describes nouns or pronouns. It may be used with descriptive linking verbs like look, feel, sound, taste, or be to describe the subject.

Incorrect: The coffee tasted well this morning.

Correct: The coffee tasted good this morning.

Correct: The pitcher is looking good today.

Well is normally an adverb. It describes verbs (sometimes adjectives) and is used with most other verbs.

Well as an adjective means “healthy.”

Incorrect: He pitches good.

Correct: He pitches well.

Incorrect when speaking specifically of health: I do not feel very good.

Correct: I do not feel very well. (healthy)

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