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Engelsk adverb: badly

1. badly to a severe or serious degree


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningFingers so badly frozen they had to be amputated.
Badly injured.
A severely impaired heart.
Is gravely ill.
Was seriously ill.


Ord med samme betydning (synonymer)gravely, seriously, severely

2. badly (`ill' is often used as a combining form) in a poor or improper or unsatisfactory manner; not well


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningHe was ill prepared.
It ill befits a man to betray old friends.
The car runs badly.
He performed badly on the exam.
The team played poorly.
Ill-fitting clothes.
An ill-conceived plan.


Ord med samme betydning (synonymer)ill, poorly


Overordnet anvendelsecombining form


Uttrykk med motsatt betydning (antonymer)good, well

3. badly evilly or wickedly


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningTreated his parents badly.
To steal is to act badly.

4. badly in a disobedient or naughty way


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningHe behaved badly in school.
He mischievously looked for a chance to embarrass his sister.
Behaved naughtily when they had guests and was sent to his room.


Ord med samme betydning (synonymer)mischievously, naughtily

5. badly with great intensity (`bad' is a nonstandard variant for `badly')


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningThe injury hurt badly.
The buildings were badly shaken.
It hurts bad.
We need water bad.


Ord med samme betydning (synonymer)bad

6. badly very much; strongly


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningI wanted it badly enough to work hard for it.
The cables had sagged badly.
They were badly in need of help.
He wants a bicycle so bad he can taste it.


Ord med samme betydning (synonymer)bad

7. badly without skill or in a displeasing manner


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningShe writes badly.
I think he paints very badly.


Uttrykk med motsatt betydning (antonymer)well

8. badly in a disadvantageous way; to someone's disadvantage


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningThe venture turned out badly for the investors.
Angry that the case was settled disadvantageously for them.


Ord med samme betydning (synonymer)disadvantageously


Uttrykk med motsatt betydning (antonymer)advantageously, well

9. badly unfavorably or with disapproval


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningTried not to speak ill of the dead.
Thought badly of him for his lack of concern.


Ord med samme betydning (synonymer)ill


Uttrykk med motsatt betydning (antonymer)well

10. badly with unusual distress or resentment or regret or emotional display


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningThey took their defeat badly.
Took her father's death badly.
Conducted himself very badly at the time of the earthquake.


Uttrykk med motsatt betydning (antonymer)well









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