[ get-wel ]
/ ˈgɛtˈwɛl /
conveying wishes for one's recovery, as from an illness: a get-well card.
Well vs. GoodSomeone may have told you you were wrong for saying, I’m good, instead of the more formal I’m well. But is the response I’m good actually incorrect? Not technically. Let’s explore the rules and conventions for these two words. Well is often used as an adverb. Adverbs can modify verbs, adjectives, and other adverbs. Good is most widely used as an adjective, meaning that it can …
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Idioms and Phrases with get well
Recover from illness, as in I hope you get well soon. This idiom uses well in the sense of “in good health,” a usage dating from the mid-1500s.
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