Spanish Grammar Guide

Good vs. bad vs. well vs. badly

Bueno – good (adjective)
Malo – bad (adjective)
Bien – well (adverb)
Mal – badly (adverb)

Bueno and malo can only be used with nouns. They must match the noun’s gender and number (buenos, mala, etc.)

Bien and mal can only be used with verbs. They define how well or how badly you perform an action. 

La comida americana, ¿es buena o es mala? Yo canto muy mal, pero mi primo Pedro canta muy bien. 

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