V adv

The 'do well' group

These verbs are used with adverbs such as well and badly. Most of them are concerned with success or failure. We include here rank and rate, which are used with highly.
I've seen quite a few of the recent gangster films and this compares very favourably.
Students who did badly in the exam were felt to be in need of more practice in working through numerical problems.
Injured children often seem to fare better than adults as they have a greater capacity to recover.
Friendships rate highly in Amanda's scheme of things.
  • augur
  • bode
  • compare
  • do
  • fare
  • go
  • pay
  • perform
  • rank
  • rate
  • work
  • The verbs bode and augur also have the pattern V adv for n. The prepositional phrase beginning with for indicates who or what is likely or unlikely to be fortunate or successful.
    I didn't score any points or get on the podium but I was running at a comfortable pace, so it all bodes well for the rest of the year.
    The verb compare also has the pattern V adv with n. The prepositional phrase beginning with with indicates what something is better than or worse than.
    While Britain's overall road safety record compares favourably with that of other European countries, Britain's child accident rates are no better than average.

    Veja o conteúdo relacionado

    NOVO de Collins!
    NOVO de Collins!
    Listas de palavras em inglês
    Listas de palavras em inglês
    Palavras Recentemente Sugeridas
    Palavras Recentemente Sugeridas
    Gramática de Aprendizagem Fácil em Inglês
    Gramática de Aprendizagem Fácil em Inglês
    COBUILD Gramática
    COBUILD Gramática
    Blog de amantes de palavras
    Blog de amantes de palavras
    Verificador de Scrabble Online
    Verificador de Scrabble Online
    The Paul Noble Method
    The Paul Noble Method
    Create an account and sign in to access this FREE content
    Register now or login in to access