ENGLISHPairs of Words

Bad & Badly (Explained in Hindi & English)

Bad & Badly का प्रयोग (Explained in Hindi)

Bad & Badly

‘Bad’ एक adjective है जबकि ‘badly’ एक adverb है; जैसे

INCORRECT:  He did bad in the exams.
CORRECT: He did badly in the exams.

INCORRECT: She speaks English very bad.
CORRECT: She speaks English very badly.

NOTE-I: ‘Badly’ की comparative degree ‘worse’ होती है और इसकी superlative degree ‘worst’ होती है; जैसे

a) He performed worse than in his last exam.
b) Gujrat was the worst affected area in the earthquake.

NOTE-II: अगर कोई बहुत ज्यादा बीमार होता है तो ‘seriously ill’ कहा जाता है (‘badly ill’ नहीं); जैसे

INCORRECT: He wanted to be with his daughter who was badly ill.
CORRECT: He wanted to be with his daughter who was seriously ill.

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Bad & Badly (Explained in English)

Bad & Badly

‘Bad’ is an adjective and ‘badly’ is an adverb; e.g.

INCORRECT:  He did bad in the exams.
CORRECT: He did badly in the exams.

INCORRECT: She speaks English very bad.
CORRECT: She speaks English very badly.

NOTE-I: When ‘badly’ is used like this, its comparative and superlative forms are ‘worse and ‘worst’; e.g.

a) He performed worse than in his last exam.
b) Gujrat was the worst affected area in the earthquake.

NOTE-II: We say ‘seriously ill’ (not ‘badly ill’); e.g.

INCORRECT: He wanted to be with his daughter who was badly ill.
CORRECT: He wanted to be with his daughter who was seriously ill.

For more chapters/topics on English Grammar read the following book authored by me.

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For English Practice Sets on various topics read the following book authored by me.

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Maha Gupta

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