Re: English question
|From:||Andreas Johansson <and_yo@...>|
|Date:||Saturday, December 1, 2001, 18:23|
Nik Taylor wrote:
>Padraic Brown wrote:
> > > > > "He felt good."
> > It's like "She listens good", etc.
>"She listens good" is impossible in my idiolect. I've certainly heard
>forms like that, but it sounds uneducated to me. I'd say "She listens
>well". For that matter, would you call "old" an adverb in "He felt
>old"? It can't be used as an adverb anywhere else (*"he ran old").
You don't have "he looks old"? Or would you consider that "old" to be an
(To my non-native ears, "he ran old" sounds like a contraction of "he ran
while being old". Any native that feels the same?)
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