bad vs badly

bad badly

Definitions

  • 1) Something that is below standard or expectations, as of ethics or decency.
  • 2) Preterit of bid.
  • 3) That which is bad. A bad condition: as, to go to the bad (see below). A bad thing: as, there are bads and goods among them.
  • 4) Tricky; stressful; unpleasant.
  • 5) Evil; wicked.
  • 6) this sense?) (slang) Fantastic.
  • 7) Malodorous, foul.
  • 8) Not good; unfavorable; negative.
  • 9) Faulty; not functional.
  • 10) of food Spoiled, rotten, overripe.
  • 11) of food Spoiled, rotten, overripe.
  • 12) Seemingly non-appropriate, in manners, etc.
  • 13) Not suitable or fitting.
  • 14) Being in poor condition; diseased.
  • 15) Being in poor health or in pain.
  • 16) Not working properly; defective.
  • 17) Injurious in effect; detrimental.
  • 18) Full of or exhibiting faults or errors.
  • 19) Vulgar or obscene.
  • 20) Disagreeable, unpleasant, or disturbing.
  • 21) Disobedient or naughty.
  • 22) Slang Very good; great.
  • 23) Slang Very good; great.
  • 24) Not fresh; rotten or spoiled.
  • 25) Not achieving an adequate standard; poor.
  • 26) Immoral or evil.
  • 27) Sorry; regretful.
  • 28) Unfavorable.
  • 29) Severe; intense.
  • 30) Being so far behind in repayment as to be considered a loss.
  • 31) Having no validity; void.
  • 32) Wanting good qualities, whether physical or moral; injurious, hurtful, inconvenient, offensive, painful, unfavorable, or defective, either physically or morally; evil; vicious; wicked; -- the opposite of good.
  • 33) Badly.
  • 34) UK, dialect, transitive To shell (a walnut).
  • 35) archaic Alternative past tense of bid. See bade.
  • 36) archaic Alternative past tense of bid. See bade.
  • 37) UK, dialect, transitive To shell (a walnut).
  • 38) Offensive; disagreeable; troublesome; painful; grievous: as, bad treatment; a bad temper; it is too bad that you had to wait so long.
  • 39) Not good; defective; worthless; poor; of no value: as, bad coin; bad debts; a bad soil; a bad crop; a bad piece of work; bad health.
  • 40) Not valid; not sound: as, a bad claim; a bad plea.
  • 41) Unfavorable; unfortunate: as, bad news; bad success.
  • 42) Evil; ill; vicious; wicked; depraved: applied to persons, conduct, character, influence, etc.: as, a bad man; bad conduct; a bad life; a bad heart; bad influence, etc.
  • 43) Ill; in ill health; sick; in unsound condition: as, to feel bad; to be bad with rheumatism; a bad hand or leg.
  • 44) [Bad is the ordinary antithesis of good, in all its senses, whether positively, ‘evil,’ ‘harmful,’ or negatively, ‘not good,’ ‘not satisfactory,’ and whether substantively, ‘being evil,’ or causally, ‘causing harm.’ The senses run into one another, the precise application being determined by the context.]
  • 45) Hurtful; noxious; having an injurious or unfavorable tendency or effect: with for: as, bad air or bad food; late hours are bad for the health; this step would be bad for your reputation or prospects.
  • 46) Incorrect; faulty: as, a bad aim; bad English; a bad pronunciation.
  • 47) (in bad) In trouble or disfavor.
  • 48) (my bad) Used to acknowledge that one is at fault.
  • 49) (in bad) In trouble or disfavor.
  • 50) (that's too bad) Used to express sadness or sympathy.
  • 51) (half/so) Reasonably good.
  • 52) (that's too bad) Used in response to a protest or complaint to express insistence that the speaker's expectation be met.
  • 53) (that's too bad) Used to express sadness or sympathy.
  • 54) (that's too bad) Used in response to a protest or complaint to express insistence that the speaker's expectation be met.
  • 55) (my bad) Used to acknowledge that one is at fault.
  • 56) (half/so) Reasonably good.
  • 57) obsolete Bade.
  • 58) obsolete Bade.

Definitions

  • 1) Northern England ill, unwell
  • 2) Northern England ill, unwell
  • 3) In a bad manner.
  • 4) Very much; to a great degree.
  • 5) In a bad manner.
  • 6) Very much; greatly.
  • 7) In a bad manner; poorly; not well; unskillfully; imperfectly; unfortunately; grievously; so as to cause harm; disagreeably; seriously.
  • 8) unfavorably or with disapproval
  • 9) with great intensity (`bad' is a nonstandard variant for `badly')
  • 10) (`ill' is often used as a combining form) in a poor or improper or unsatisfactory manner; not well
  • 11) without skill or in a displeasing manner
  • 12) evilly or wickedly
  • 13) very much; strongly
  • 14) in a disadvantageous way; to someone's disadvantage
  • 15) to a severe or serious degree
  • 16) with unusual distress or resentment or regret or emotional display
  • 17) in a disobedient or naughty way
  • 18) Inabadmanner.
  • 19) In a bad manner.

Examples

  • 1) Over the years conflicting studies have suggested that high heels are both bad and good for health.
  • 2) Just how bad will it get there?
  • 3) My marriage was in a bad way at the time.
  • 4) These expensive tests are a bad idea for two reasons.
  • 5) Their bad backs could yet amount to very good news indeed.
  • 6) Most people sail through the test with 80 per cent saying that they felt no pain and at worst mild discomfort.
  • 7) It was a pretty bad experience, a couple of us didn't want to play.
  • 8) We ourselves are often guilty of worse idleness.
  • 9) We both feel bad but we cannot stay apart.
  • 10) This proved to be a very bad idea.
  • 11) You deserve to have something very bad happen to you.
  • 12) Made a bad investment and want to point the finger?
  • 13) Things could go from bad to worse.
  • 14) What will they do when it gets really bad?
  • 15) The apprehended man came off rather worse.
  • 16) Our superior cognition merely makes things worse for us than for other natural animals.
  • 17) Letting people down is so much worse than being shouted at.
  • 18) Things is going pretty bad out there.
  • 19) We had a real bad week to finish up with.
  • 20) You go through your career and have good stuff and bad stuff.
  • 21) These aches and pains are usually worse in the cold.
  • 22) These people are in a bad way.
  • 23) This is as bad as it gets.
  • 24) Or can these misunderstandings be put down to the language barrier or bad translators?
  • 25) The downturn could not have come at a worse time.
  • 26) That is how bad it has become.
  • 27) Tottenham were the worst side with just one win and four defeats.
  • 28) The worst simply mean an impulse buy and an extra card in your wallet.
  • 29) This makes me feel bad about quirky.
  • 30) Surprisingly, visiting his old neighbourhood did not bring back bad memories.
  • 31) Michael Bay is the Lord of Actoin, hands down! rava cant wait for bad boys3..bad boys 2 is my fav movie ever
  • 32) Public-choice says: the problem of bad motives is by virtue of the "symmetry assumption," mind you--not as a matter of evidence *so bad* that we need constitutional remedies, not merely the election of honest public servants.
  • 33) I very agree with you: if the writing is bad, *the writing is bad*, no matter who it's aimed at.
  • 34) How bad that I actually feel _bad_ for not knowing a few of those?
  • 35) I had some bad resultsand I mean *bad* with a supposedly good cookbook a while back, so at least you know these will turn out!
  • 36) I knew it would be bad, but I had no idea _how _bad.
  • 37) Letting the super creamy German chocolate, become a velvety warm mass in my mouth. * bad, so bad* But I mean who can pass by chocolate with whole toasted hazlenuts, now really?
  • 38) "I ain't so _very_ bad off," one would say, "but that little fellow over yonder needs it _bad_; he's _powerful weak_, and he's been studying about buttermilk ever since he came in."
  • 39) "That bad, _bad_ Dakota Joe!" interrupted the Indian girl with vehemence, her eyes flashing and the color deeping in her bronze cheeks.
  • 40) ‘More big fish are lost through bad knots or poor quality crimping than for any other reason.’
  • 41) ‘There were a lot of bad websites at one point where the loading was bad, quality of images were poor and the interface was clumsy.’
  • 42) ‘The poor living conditions, bad diet, lack of exercise and now being alone have all taken their toll.’
  • 43) ‘The film's incredibly bad storyline was only surpassed by the poor acting.’
  • 44) ‘All share some of the ailments of old age, including poor memories, fading eyesight and bad hearing.’
  • 45) ‘The problem now is that the generators in many areas are starting to break down due to constant use and the bad quality of the fuel.’
  • 46) ‘Complain about their bad grammar or poor choice of headlines or biased editorials.’
  • 47) ‘The sound quality was so bad that it had to be lowered as the Dolby sorround was not working properly’
  • 48) ‘This leads me to the question who is responsible for such bad quality design and materials and who pays for it?’
  • 49) ‘Who wants stuff of doubtful or bad quality, even if it's given for half the price?’
  • 50) ‘The old building was criticised for poor condition, bad layout and having too few interview rooms.’
  • 51) ‘Because of the bad quality of the bank video, it is not clear exactly what happened.’
  • 52) ‘It also criticised the windows' poor design as a bad example to other developers.’
  • 53) ‘International standards identify bad loans as those without servicing for three months.’
  • 54) ‘The dialogue is even more aimless, the image quality is bad, and the acting is not up to par.’
  • 55) ‘He will also witness bad pass after poor tackle and some woeful marking.’
  • 56) ‘Poor decision making, bad handling and lack of enterprise ensured their efforts came to nothing.’
  • 57) ‘Poor or bad management covers a multitude of sins that could include all of the above and more.’
  • 58) ‘Although ground water here is abundant, it is of such bad quality that it is considered a health risk.’
  • 59) ‘In many ways there are so many bad films, and the blame actually goes to the audience because that's what they want.’
  • 60) ‘Yes, I do think that sometimes philosophers are very bad at it, because they don't think about it.’
  • 61) ‘Now, having said all that, it still has to be said that Dawn is pretty bad at fantasy football.’
  • 62) ‘I'm not sure why humans are so bad at planning for the future, especially for those things we can predict.’
  • 63) ‘Fathers are seen as particularly bad at communicating with their children and getting involved with their lives.’
  • 64) ‘It all seems so cruel that I should be so bad at parenting yet have such an easy time conceiving.’
  • 65) ‘So, being bad at golf actually burns up more calories than being good at it.’
  • 66) ‘It goes to show that you can be good at oratory but bad at leading.’
  • 67) ‘My criticism is that most publishers are very bad at making a profit.’
  • 68) ‘I have shaky hands and weak wrists, and am very bad at carrying drinks and plates.’
  • 69) ‘Why are women so good at working collaboratively and men so bad at it?’
  • 70) ‘I'm actually really bad at condensing peoples names to just one or two characters.’
  • 71) ‘There will also be a session on how to start a sex magazine and another on why the British are so bad at pornography.’
  • 72) ‘I'm also really very bad at choosing music to play for other people.’
  • 73) ‘The logic goes that the people will vote out someone who is bad at the job.’
  • 74) ‘The two were both horribly bad at the game, but had had fun laughing and poking fun at each other about it.’
  • 75) ‘Well, being very bad at accepting any kind of compliment, I will just shuffle my feet a bit here.’
  • 76) ‘They happen to be really bad at managing their bugs, and not providing fixes on time, but that's another issue.’
  • 77) ‘Instead they are labelled as bad at maths or stupid when, in fact, what they have is really no more than number blindness.’
  • 78) ‘I wondered when I'd become so bad at articulating any kind of helpful advice.’
  • 79) ‘How does being good or bad at sport when you're a child affect you as an adult?’
  • 80) ‘Consumers mistakenly believe it's a bad time to get good mortgage.’
  • 81) ‘Is now a bad time to ask how much you are spending on prenatal and pregnancy-related health care?’
  • 82) ‘There's a good time and a bad time to ask your boss for more money.’
  • 83) ‘I went out to the deck, hoping even with the bad weather that I could train a bit.’
  • 84) ‘Even the TV had the grace to allow a bad weather news day to take precedence.’
  • 85) ‘In the days before the wireless, he was trained to bear news of imminent bad weather from island to island.’
  • 86) ‘And my father was not to accept excuses about the strokes of bad luck or the bad weather.’
  • 87) ‘A local farmer praised milk tanker drivers for their perseverance during the awful spate of bad weather.’
  • 88) ‘I was hoping it was a bad dream or at best a hallucination from a midnight toilet break.’
  • 89) ‘I still wake up and look over the bed and hope it's a bad dream and he'll be lying there next to me.’
  • 90) ‘The forecast for the rest of the week looks pretty grim and the bad weather looks like staying with us.’
  • 91) ‘He tells her that he almost hopes something bad would happen to her so that he could save her at any cost.’
  • 92) ‘I was determined to ride out the bad times in hope that the good times were still to come.’
  • 93) ‘Pacifism is absolutely not about shutting your eyes and hoping all the bad things will go away.’
  • 94) ‘Unfortunately, we had a lot of bad weather recently and an extraordinary amount of games were called off.’
  • 95) ‘I don't want to do anything today and if the weather's bad, I'll say what an awful day.’
  • 96) ‘Quake victims grab what they can in aid, while bad weather slows down the relief.’
  • 97) ‘Local fishermen are counting the cost of bad weather but, hopefully, can return to work early this week.’
  • 98) ‘But the news from Ireland was bad: trustworthy tenants were thin on the ground.’
  • 99) ‘Over the last two years, the news has been uniformly bad, with every club in the SPL forced to downturn its finances.’
  • 100) ‘I feel I'm on a roller-coaster at the moment - first good news then bad as things go right and then oh so wrong.’
  • 101) ‘Sitting in his Hong Kong office, he reports that there is good news and bad.’
  • 102) ‘The good news (or bad, depending on how you look at it) is that I'm not the only one who feels this way.’
  • 103) ‘The water was a bit soapy and although she never got pregnant, she had some really bad aches and pains for weeks after that.’
  • 104) ‘At 12.47 a call is received from a patient recently discharged from hospital after a hip operation and now in very bad pain.’
  • 105) ‘He visited his doctor who sent him home and when he phoned later that afternoon his chest pains were still bad so an ambulance was called.’
  • 106) ‘The pain was so bad that you told me that you were going to go to the hospital.’
  • 107) ‘The dumbest thing is that the pain isn't bad enough to make me feel like I should stay home.’
  • 108) ‘The former factory worker has now given up work because the pain is so bad that sometimes she cannot walk.’
  • 109) ‘Migraines can cause very bad pain that can get in the way of your normal routine.’
  • 110) ‘My vision is affected and the pain is so bad that I can't do anything until it goes away.’
  • 111) ‘I had chests pains, a very bad headache and my eyes were sore and bloodshot.’
  • 112) ‘The best way to describe the pain in my hands and feet is during the morning, it is like a bad toothache.’
  • 113) ‘Anyone who has ever suffered a bad toothache or a broken tooth, will know that emergency treatment is a must.’
  • 114) ‘Beijing was bidding to bring the world's finest athletes to a city with very bad air pollution.’
  • 115) ‘As for pollution, when you sit in traffic in Lancaster with all the heavy goods vehicles the pollution is very bad.’
  • 116) ‘You know I think there are really bad problems with pollution in Johannesburg.’
  • 117) ‘Light pollution is so bad that many people in this country can no longer see the stars, research showed yesterday.’
  • 118) ‘Imagine having air forced into your lungs when you have a bad chest infection?’
  • 119) ‘It wasn't a bad wound, just painful, and he would need to rest for several more days.’
  • 120) ‘The wagon overturned and Clyde took a bad spill, injuring one of his legs.’
  • 121) ‘I still have a bad cough as my body rids itself of sickness, but my head feels good.’
  • 122) ‘The first seemed more likely, and all the muscles in my body tensed for a bad blow.’
  • 123) ‘A musician once said to me if you don't get any bad reviews you're not doing your job.’
  • 124) ‘The worst thing is when your mother calls you on the phone to read you your bad reviews out loud.’
  • 125) ‘There are some really bad reviews of it, but I would kind of like to take a look at it nonetheless.’
  • 126) ‘You have a tendency to believe the reviews that are good and trash the reviews that are bad.’
  • 127) ‘We find it hilarious whenever we get bad reviews because it has absolute zero effect on our sales.’
  • 128) ‘What if I hate it and have to write a bad review about their friend's band?’
  • 129) ‘And that, my friends, just when I thought it would never end, is the last of the ten bad movie reviews.’
  • 130) ‘It's not simply a bad review from the point of view of its subject - it's a bad review from every angle.’
  • 131) ‘Seen from that point of view, it is evident that even a bad review is better than none at all.’
  • 132) ‘He had the disgruntled air of a writer whinging over a bad review.’
  • 133) ‘A good or bad review by a fashion writer or food critic for example can make or break a designer or restaurant.’
  • 134) ‘He was sick, the production had all sorts of problems and the result was his first really bad reviews.’
  • 135) ‘What about the kids who because of zoning have to go to a school that has a bad Education Review Office report?’
  • 136) ‘Even bad reviews and previews usually have a nice sentence or two about the game.’
  • 137) ‘I've only seen one bad review and that was from some mug that clearly hadn't even played it.’
  • 138) ‘Normally, if you see a bad review on a Christmas movie its on some real syrupy, schmaltzy one.’
  • 139) ‘I've come across a lot of bad reviews and people who didn't like it though, and I'm kind of lost as to why.’
  • 140) ‘If they didn't spin, they'd suffer bad press and PR disasters by the day.’
  • 141) ‘It has been a sorry period for Swindon's schools, and the reasons behind the town's bad marks are difficult to boil down.’
  • 142) ‘I used to think this was a form of compensation, a kind of insurance policy for a bad grade or a poor paper.’
  • 143) ‘Whether it is good for you or not, I would contend that all food can be good for you or it can be bad for you.’
  • 144) ‘Some flower beds and tubs have been planted up but the weather has been to bad for painting.’
  • 145) ‘If I did not know better, I would have to say that running is bad for you, with both of us seriously ill.’
  • 146) ‘But it is possible that you dislike a thing which is good for you, and like a thing which is bad for you.’
  • 147) ‘So let's not get fooled by our astrologer pals who claim one number or another is bad for us.’
  • 148) ‘It was bad for Sri Lanka, but not catastrophic if they can win at least one more game.’
  • 149) ‘I know it's bad for me, that I should be doing stuff, any stuff just so long as I keep active.’
  • 150) ‘The doctors do not say that all exercise is bad for you: they even recommend a little walking.’
  • 151) ‘It's about a very contemporary cultural superstition that love is actually bad for you.’
  • 152) ‘We are all told that to eat a healthy diet we need to cut down on sweets and sweet foods, however not all sweets are bad for you.’
  • 153) ‘To be fair, not all of the legislation brought in by the Scottish Parliament is bad for business.’
  • 154) ‘If that does not happen, it will be bad for him, worse still for Britain, and even worse for the world.’
  • 155) ‘That said, stories like this are bad for the sport, and that affects all of us.’
  • 156) ‘In plain English, smoking looks bad, smells bad, and is just downright bad for you.’
  • 157) ‘I doubt anything much can be done to stop the recession and this will be bad for IT spending.’
  • 158) ‘But the fact that being a man is bad for you may also have much to do with men's attitude to health.’
  • 159) ‘It is essentially a conceptual war, confusing for pundits and bad for television.’
  • 160) ‘Is spending too much time online really bad for you because you miss out on personal interaction?’
  • 161) ‘Christmas shopping could be bad for your health, a top physiotherapist has warned.’
  • 162) ‘Marriage as it stands is good for children, good for husbands and bad for wives.’
  • 163) ‘Teachers also noticed a reduction in criminal and bad behaviour.’
  • 164) ‘What happens when one's bad behaviour is considered as usual and is no longer condemned or even commented on?’
  • 165) ‘The general level of ignorance on what is good or bad behaviour is compounded by the idealisation of childhood.’
  • 166) ‘Three prison officers gave evidence yesterday about the penalties for reporting bad behaviour by colleagues.’
  • 167) ‘Young footballers who copy the bad behaviour of their professional heroes are receiving adult-size bans.’
  • 168) ‘Rather than letting prisoners out early for good behaviour, it might be more sensible to keep them in longer for bad behaviour.’
  • 169) ‘With the bad attitude comes the bad behaviour the tabloids love.’
  • 170) ‘However, the hawks would say that's just giving in to blackmail, rewarding bad behaviour.’
  • 171) ‘This New York circus duo have been a hit off-Broadway with their brand of vaudeville, kitsch and bad behaviour.’
  • 172) ‘Now they are calling for a public meeting with police to try and tackle the issues of bad behaviour before the project gets into full swing.’
  • 173) ‘It shouldn't be just up to the police to deal with bad behaviour.’
  • 174) ‘Despite its official backing the book pulls no punches and includes tales of the singer's bullying and bad behaviour.’
  • 175) ‘Ben informs us that his good grades are like a licence for bad behaviour.’
  • 176) ‘But bad behaviour is on the increase since the town council replaced the benches last month, they said.’
  • 177) ‘Teachers in Hull will be quizzed about their pupils' bad behaviour in a survey into classroom violence.’
  • 178) ‘What enrages you now is not last night's bad behaviour but a lifetime of bad behaviour and the marriage is over.’
  • 179) ‘We turn our backs on the fact that bad behavior sells seats and bad behavior begets more of the same.’
  • 180) ‘She wins her over with headstrong antics, while she goes about being a bad little rich girl.’
  • 181) ‘Here she tells her about her real self and why she likes being bad on screen’
  • 182) ‘Not all young people are bad, but there seems to be a growing number of them with a lack of respect for anything or anyone.’
  • 183) ‘She has even invented a mechanical parrot that speaks bad French.’
  • 184) ‘They were swearing at me as I laid on the floor, with very bad words.’
  • 185) ‘Speak very bad words to him in the 90 minutes and, after that, say you're sorry.’
  • 186) ‘You should have seen the tantrum I threw, banging the floor with my fist and saying bad words.’
  • 187) ‘People these days are so caught up in work that leisure is a bad word in their vocabulary.’
  • 188) ‘That's right, not only do they have a new CD out, they actually say bad words on this album.’
  • 189) ‘I believed that if I got a cold sore or bit my tongue, it was a punishment for lying or saying a bad word.’
  • 190) ‘He stood and thought how he could get it down; he tried long plastic piping, ladders and bad words.’
  • 191) ‘Well there were bad words said, of that there is no doubt but I think the happy couple is back on speaking terms.’
  • 192) ‘Some youngsters even ask adults for cigarettes on the streets and spit out bad words at them if rejected.’
  • 193) ‘He went to Trinidad to do a show and when he was performing, let loose a stream of bad words.’
  • 194) ‘After all, our national inheritance also includes heart disease, damp and bad teeth.’
  • 195) ‘Her son joined another queue to have his bad back checked and would be there for hours, so we took her to our hotel to rest.’
  • 196) ‘I was taking Baja out for a bathroom run when he yanked me and I slipped on an ice patch, twisting my bad knee.’
  • 197) ‘I was a little tipsy from the beers I had been drinking and the two vicodin I had eaten for my bad back.’
  • 198) ‘Last night my parents told me to consider not dancing anymore because my bad knee has kept me out more or less for the last few months.’
  • 199) ‘I took a wobbly step on my bad ankle, and instantly, unbearable pain shot up my leg, causing me to fall to my knees.’
  • 200) ‘I used my good leg to pull myself up and my bad leg to steady myself on.’
  • 201) ‘After struggling to get it over my bad arm I succeeded and headed downstairs.’
  • 202) ‘I attempted to sit up on my bad arm but quickly realized that wasn't possible.’
  • 203) ‘He hit me in my bad shoulder, the one that got shot, so I hit the ground, and pretended it hurt horribly.’
  • 204) ‘It was hot still, perhaps even hotter, and some daft woman crashed into my bad leg with her trolley, so my even temper was becoming strained.’
  • 205) ‘I pressed the pedal of Josh's bed with my bad foot and it slowly began to rise.’
  • 206) ‘She grabbed my bad arm and my shoulder then popped in back into its socket.’
  • 207) ‘Being a very active person who resented my bad back and all the restrictions, I was not pleased to be encouraged to lie flat each afternoon.’
  • 208) ‘My father ignored her and he grabbed me by my bad arm and pulled me towards my mother, who was still lying on the floor.’
  • 209) ‘My chair is SO uncomfortable, and doesn't support my bad back at all.’
  • 210) ‘Carefully I slip out from under the covers and I gingerly try putting weight on my bad leg.’
  • 211) ‘Pain is your body's way of telling you to stop, and ignoring it will not only make you feel bad but probably injure you into the bargain.’
  • 212) ‘Even if you don't feel that bad, meningitis is a quick moving disease so it's better to be safe than sorry.’
  • 213) ‘Would allergic kids let us know if they felt bad or accidentally contacted something?’
  • 214) ‘Tell her how bad your acne makes you feel and ask if she'll set up a dermatologist's visit for you.’
  • 215) ‘Those days I just wanna kick the dirt or maybe just sit there and think about how bad I feel.’
  • 216) ‘I get home, still feeling pretty bad, take a look at my helmet and discover that the crash cracked it in 3 places.’
  • 217) ‘I waited only an hour in the emergency room, and by now, I was feeling pretty bad.’
  • 218) ‘I had started feeling pretty ill by this point, and Scott had been feeling pretty bad since after the hike.’
  • 219) ‘You can't get much sleep; and the kids are throwing up because the food is bad.’
  • 220) ‘The stray dogs may be hungrier, but I don't think they ever ate that bad rice.’
  • 221) ‘Many feared that if the food went bad and somebody became ill that they would be liable and could be sued.’
  • 222) ‘The next morning, things got worse as half of our food went bad.’
  • 223) ‘Second, if fruit went bad during shipment, the wrappers offered some way of containing the spoilage.’
  • 224) ‘If economic growth continues, there are bound to be more cars spewing bad air.’
  • 225) ‘Does the arachnid feel a difference in the air between a bad ozone day and a good one?’
  • 226) ‘There must be a magic line down the middle of the street that divides the good air from the bad air.’
  • 227) ‘The air was still pretty bad, but the tunnel was larger and much less foreboding.’
  • 228) ‘Soon a fan the size of a card table is pulling the bad air out the street door.’
  • 229) ‘Yet he was right behind Siri and was getting bad air from her sail, so he tacked out on port to get clear air.’
  • 230) ‘This time I went quickly through surfacing into a spacious airbell, alert for signs of bad air.’
  • 231) ‘Now, the fire is still going on and the air is still bad, so I had a serious breathing problem.’
  • 232) ‘If you've been watering your plant with bad water for several months, and the plant is clearly declining, things are bad.’
  • 233) ‘This, in conjunction with bad water, leads to the wildfire spread of many infectious diseases and greatly increases diarrhea among children.’
  • 234) ‘Unless you live in an area with bad water (like... a swamp or toxic waste dump) I can't imagine using anything but tap water.’
  • 235) ‘I felt so bad, so ashamed of the person I am today, so worthless, so empty, so useless.’
  • 236) ‘I feel slightly bad, but hope you guessed correctly which option I would go for.’
  • 237) ‘She had been a bitch to Michelle and she felt bad about it after Hope had put it in the light.’
  • 238) ‘I don't feel bad about it for myself, but I feel bad for the effect it had on Rafael.’
  • 239) ‘It made me feel real bad for him, and for the way I and others were feeling towards him.’
  • 240) ‘I feel so bad for those who have missing family members because I was in their shoes just a sort time ago.’
  • 241) ‘What happened afterwards was a terrible blow, and I felt bad for all the other players.’
  • 242) ‘He says dentists feel bad about the situation but he insists their hands are tied.’
  • 243) ‘Did he feel bad sending our boys into battle without adequate body armour?’
  • 244) ‘It seems the front door was actually unlocked, so the girls felt bad about me falling for naught.’
  • 245) ‘Rannie came by to check on me, but I was feeling so bad I hardly said anything to him.’
  • 246) ‘Of the rest of us, only one was wearing a suit, though, so I didn't feel too bad.’
  • 247) ‘Luckily I hated the thing so I don't feel too bad about getting a new one.’
  • 248) ‘He relies on the telephone and on an eye trained by expensive experience to ferret out bad checks.’
  • 249) ‘The geeks will not inherit the earth: They spend too much time watching movies and checking for bad physics.’
  • 250) ‘One of my earlier cases was investigating a bad cheque that had been passed at a local merchant.’
  • 251) ‘He suffered money problems and was arrested for passing a bad cheque and other financial charges.’
  • 252) ‘He financed his activities by cashing millions of dollars in bad checks.’
  • 253) ‘He had already suffered the loss when he received the bad cheque from her.’
  • 254) ‘They may steal, write bad checks or commit illegal activities to finance their habit.’
  • 255) ‘They said my Child was clean but because there were bad checks written there was going to be a trial.’
  • 256) ‘However bad or good these checks are depends on the publication, but they are there.’
  • 257) ‘After a couple of traffic offense cases and a few bad check writers were dealt with, he married us.’
  • 258) ‘The bank has been dogged by bad real estate loans since it was formed by the merger of two Munich-based banks in 1998.’
  • 259) ‘Passing a bad check is a felony.’
  • 260) ‘He was amusing, and he made me feel as if I was the baddest one in the place.’
  • 261) ‘‘It was the baddest car I'd ever seen and I promised myself right then that one day I'd have one just like it.’’
  • 262) ‘She knew she was badder than these wannabe hoodlums.’
  • 263) ‘I tell you, if we start to win again, I want to beat them real bad this time.’
  • 264) ‘No matter how bad I threw the ball, it was still going to knock down at least one pin.’
  • 265) ‘It would be disrespectful of me to talk bad of her on a forum that everybody can read.’
  • 266) ‘Papa wanted to strap on one of those gliders and run off that hill so bad he could taste it.’
  • 267) ‘I must have hurt her real bad without realising it.’
  • 268) ‘I fancy her real bad!’
  • 269) ‘I have a problem using your templates, and I want them real bad.’

Examples

  • 1) Their present home is in a neighbourhood that has been badly damaged.
  • 2) The incumbents often behave badly towards new entrants.
  • 3) It remains unclear why you acted so badly.
  • 4) The job was badly paid and he found the attentions of Washington high society irksome.
  • 5) One of the dead women was the mother or daughter of another passenger, who had also been badly injured.
  • 6) He took it quite badly.
  • 7) MINISTERS are today slammed for hoarding government land that 150,000 badly needed homes should be built on.
  • 8) I sensed something was badly wrong as I crawled to the side of the pitch.
  • 9) We face a banking system that is badly damaged and still trying to repair its balance sheets.
  • 10) How badly affected would he be were he to fail for a second time?
  • 11) Yet a badly needed upturn in profits has proven elusive.
  • 12) Its usefulness will often justify a path which in theory may appear quite arbitrary or badly traced.
  • 13) Models need to ask themselves if they want the jobs that badly.
  • 14) Your ex behaved very badly but you can do better.
  • 15) They have got something badly wrong but keep demanding the money.
  • 16) You can feel how badly they want the chance.
  • 17) But right now we need you badly.
  • 18) We will already have been informed of employees expected to take it particularly badly.
  • 19) You opened yourself up to the possibility of intimacy and got badly hurt in the process.
  • 20) We were visiting homes and hospitals to see football fans who had been badly burnt.
  • 21) That vessel was badly damaged and its commander wounded.
  • 22) Afterwards a helicopter flew over some of the most badly affected sites to photograph the damage.
  • 23) The genetic map could also yield badly needed new treatments.
  • 24) The ghosts of the past also augur badly.
  • 25) They are there to give us a chance to show how badly we want something.
  • 26) The only choice management has in these areas is therefore whether it will do the jobs well or badly.
  • 27) Some people do react really badly.
  • 28) I had a vast mortgage and a badly paid, unstable career.
  • 29) She repeated her criticism of Myanmar's handling of the cyclone aftermath and its stated reform plans, which she called badly out of step.
  • 30) Swazi nation is on the verge of political collapse because of what he described as a badly designed system of government.
  • 31) But that CRU mishandled their public relations so badly is quite revealing as to the preparation of the entrance of the institutions into brave new webbed world.
  • 32) Buyers have higher hopes for Russia's next crop than they did a month ago, when the Black Sea region was hurting badly from the drought.
  • 33) And that another New Orleanian, the actor Wendell Pierce, has established a nonprofit with plans to build hundreds of environmentally friendly homes in badly flooded Pontchartrain Park, where he grew up.
  • 34) The Americans again badly missed their Europe-based starters, who also weren't used in the 3-1 loss to Honduras on Jan. 23.
  • 35) I suppose the analogy is that nothing but weeds will grow in badly prepared soil.
  • 36) He was tortured badly, is suffering from Hepatitis B, and is being denied medical attention.
  • 37) You see, I have several daughters; I hate the idea that any of the young women in my life might participate in this sort of monkey business with someone like your husband, who seems to think that behaving badly is all right as long as everyone else does it.
  • 38) ‘Both nurses and doctors are working under intense pressure in a service that has been appallingly under-resourced and badly managed.’
  • 39) ‘That leader must be bold enough to say that devolution is working badly because it is inadequate, that the denial of fiscal autonomy makes for irresponsible and incompetent government.’
  • 40) ‘Parking in Devizes is inadequate, badly organised and is driving people to other towns where parking is free and easier to find.’
  • 41) ‘I would add that the information for passengers is totally inadequate and badly displayed.’
  • 42) ‘High-profile cases have highlighted the business risks inherent in badly or inadequately implemented IT projects.’
  • 43) ‘An understanding of marriage as ‘a committed relationship’ is badly inadequate.’
  • 44) ‘Minerva is used to researchers describing the studies in a meta-analysis as poor, inadequate, or badly reported.’
  • 45) ‘It is inexperienced, badly briefed, poorly trained, unintelligent, unreliable and simply not up to the task.’
  • 46) ‘When markets grow rapidly, they cover a multitude of sins and it is pretty hard - although not impossible - for even a poorly managed company to do badly.’
  • 47) ‘Either that, or the Board was being managed very badly.’
  • 48) ‘Managing your money badly may blacklist you not only from credit, but from work.’
  • 49) ‘This is a film so badly made it manages to be as mind-numbingly boring as it is insensitive.’
  • 50) ‘The French war was going badly, and royal finances were in an unsatisfactory state.’
  • 51) ‘The system was so badly managed that an ongoing feud between the superintendent of schools and the elected school board resulted in the threat of a state takeover.’
  • 52) ‘But, however badly we have managed things up to now, there is still no doubt in my mind that the answer is not no management at all but better management.’
  • 53) ‘If it is badly designed and managed, it can expose the employer to additional expense.’
  • 54) ‘People may lose a war or a struggle, or be badly led or poorly advised, but they must not be humiliated, or treated as alien or less than human.’
  • 55) ‘However, the reason it is truly grim is because it is badly sung (often woefully out of tune), poorly produced, and mixed in a food blender.’
  • 56) ‘Vicky was not so fortunate, however, having chosen badly - and instantly regretting it.’
  • 57) ‘It was a decision which Yorkshire lived to regret because they bowled badly and then suffered a batting collapse as Northants pulled off a shock win.’
  • 58) ‘Yes, some criticism is misplaced and should be rejected, but this isn't always the case even with criticism that is badly or rudely phrased.’
  • 59) ‘I take criticism very badly, and when I think it is not deserved it sends me into a state of fear and depression.’
  • 60) ‘It reflects very badly on NSW Police service and it's no wonder residents no longer give information to police because complaints are not acted on.’
  • 61) ‘And I think you react incredibly badly to criticism.’
  • 62) ‘He was a very prickly person and took criticism badly, it took all Halley's skills in diplomacy to nurse the Principia to publication.’
  • 63) ‘These projects reflect very badly on the owners and developers of these sites, their consultants and engineers, as well as on the Council.’
  • 64) ‘And even if they are, I don't think they reflect that badly on their speakers.’
  • 65) ‘Everyone responds badly to negative criticism, nagging and complaining.’
  • 66) ‘I will promise here and now though that anything I write at 3am on a Saturday morning will stay, however badly it reflects on me.’
  • 67) ‘Fortunately it isn't reflecting that badly on my mood.’
  • 68) ‘Well, first of all, let me say that the actions of a few have reflected very, very badly on many of us, myself included.’
  • 69) ‘Insults reflect badly not just on the author, but to others whom readers associate with the author.’
  • 70) ‘Gros's last picture, Hercules and Diomedes, a tribute to David, was very badly received by the critics.’
  • 71) ‘But, in Italy, fashion disasters reflect as badly on the seller as they do on the buyer.’
  • 72) ‘She believes this reflects badly not only on the workers but those that use the service.’
  • 73) ‘He was a man with a direct way of dealing with people and he took badly any criticism of his style of leadership.’
  • 74) ‘If staff members react badly to criticism and become upset, the manager should suggest a short break or offer to resume the meeting at a later date.’
  • 75) ‘Given the outlook for 2005 this may prove to be a badly timed decision.’
  • 76) ‘And it has been received rather badly by some critics - how do you feel about that?’
  • 77) ‘Clearly there are occasions on which artists have strong grounds for feeling badly treated by critics.’
  • 78) ‘But feeling really rather badly treated by the staff I decided to resign from the Social Committee.’
  • 79) ‘While we were eating, one of the children - a boy aged about seven - behaved rather badly, and this brought a stern rebuke from his father.’
  • 80) ‘But the old king was very angry when he saw how his daughter behaved and how badly she treated all his guests.’
  • 81) ‘While being kind to animals sometimes springs from having a gentle heart, it can also stem from a fear of being punished if animals are treated badly.’
  • 82) ‘He decided to give riding lessons when he discovered how badly animals were being treated in Soweto, especially by children.’
  • 83) ‘The animals aren't badly treated and no one enjoys inflicting pain.’
  • 84) ‘He said if you are good you get a lovely life after death and if you behave badly and wrongly you get a horrible life after death.’
  • 85) ‘Chicken, sheep and other animals raised in farms are treated badly.’
  • 86) ‘Animal cruelty inspectors found the two dogs had been so badly treated they weighed just half of what they should have been.’
  • 87) ‘And more than one-in-four children who took part in the survey also said they worried about being badly treated at home, even if they were confiding their worries to parents.’
  • 88) ‘‘I and my family have been very badly treated by sections of the media and I don't wish to comment any further,’ she said.’
  • 89) ‘It gives them an excuse to treat the hostages badly, and God knows it's bad enough just to be taken hostage and to be confined in some filthy room and maybe blindfolded.’
  • 90) ‘In subsequently discussing my experience with others, I discovered I was not alone in my being treated very badly by the people at Morris.’
  • 91) ‘If there is a case when someone is treated badly at work, then they can either gain satisfaction through their company's disciplinary policy, or they go to an Industrial Tribunal.’
  • 92) ‘But barely a week later during May Day celebrations, he said the government would seize land from white farmers who treated their workers badly.’
  • 93) ‘It is not only the bank robbers who treat the victims badly.’
  • 94) ‘Now, she was shocked by how badly some people treated her.’
  • 95) ‘But Brad was besotted, and no matter how badly he was treated, kept coming back for more - until, eventually, something snapped.’
  • 96) ‘If the Army treats them badly, they will vote with their feet.’
  • 97) ‘Still feeling guilty about a badly handled breakup or about not contributing to an office colleague's fund-raiser?’
  • 98) ‘The building was so badly damaged in the fire it will have to be demolished.’
  • 99) ‘Not only does that stop development and investment; perhaps even more seriously, it badly damages race relations in this country.’
  • 100) ‘A pre-school, which has been open for nearly 40 years, faces a desperate fight for survival after its building was badly damaged by flooding.’
  • 101) ‘Last year, the kitchen area of the building had to be replaced after it was badly damaged by a fire which was started deliberately.’
  • 102) ‘The building was left badly blackened and water damaged after the blaze and property including the bicycles and a bookcase full of hundreds of pounds worth of books was destroyed.’
  • 103) ‘One residential building was badly damaged; seven cars were destroyed.’
  • 104) ‘Police described the scene as one of ‘mass destruction’ and said some buildings are so badly damaged that they may have to be demolished.’
  • 105) ‘The hospital's older buildings were badly damaged.’
  • 106) ‘There were widespread fears throughout the town that the building was so badly damaged that it would have to be completely razed for public safety reasons.’
  • 107) ‘A second building that was badly damaged in the blaze, was declared unsafe and is expected to be demolished as a result of the fire.’
  • 108) ‘The building had been badly damaged by an arson attack the previous year and a dangerous structures notice had been served by Hull City Council.’
  • 109) ‘It badly damaged the government building and destroyed several vehicles in the street outside.’
  • 110) ‘Several buildings were badly damaged and a number of vehicles were overturned.’
  • 111) ‘But he added that sum would only cover the expense of restoring the badly damaged listed building to its former glory.’
  • 112) ‘This, the oldest of Emei's monasteries, was badly damaged by fire in 1945 yet its most prized treasure survived unscathed.’
  • 113) ‘A house in Longhope was badly damaged by fire on Sunday.’
  • 114) ‘It had ignited, and caused a fire that badly damaged the kitchen.’
  • 115) ‘Many of the windows had been long ago smashed out and the top floor seemed to be badly fire damaged.’
  • 116) ‘Meanwhile a 15-year-old girl is still in intensive care after being badly hurt on the same stretch two weeks ago.’
  • 117) ‘Such memories of Artest are common in Chicago, and though the team badly misses his defensive intensity, it does not miss his shenanigans.’
  • 118) ‘Has the immune system been badly weakened by over intensive exercise?’
  • 119) ‘The pain deep inside my heart seemed to have intensified so badly, I felt as if it would kill me.’
  • 120) ‘It was really painful because it badly burned my skin and it made my breathing much worse.’
  • 121) ‘Over two years, it all added up to a mouth sensitive to hot and cold; a painful, badly infected tooth; and a first-ever cavity.’
  • 122) ‘Years ago, a badly infected, painful tooth, was doomed to be extracted.’
  • 123) ‘The author, like the sailor, could end up badly battered, or be greatly praised for his courage, skill and achievement.’
  • 124) ‘This reader and her husband are among the many who feel badly let down, and I greatly sympathise with them.’
  • 125) ‘Any parks footballer will tell you how painful that can be and I was badly winded which was why I went down.’
  • 126) ‘The French navy, painfully rebuilt in the 1770s and 1780s, suffered badly from the effects of the French Revolution.’
  • 127) ‘I badly wanted to know and the suspense was intense.’
  • 128) ‘India's electricity grid is clearly inadequate and badly needs upgrading.’
  • 129) ‘Layton and the NDP need Ontario badly yet he still managed to spend time in BC.’
  • 130) ‘It was also funny because even though it probably didn't hurt her that badly, she still managed to get out of playing.’
  • 131) ‘Hospitals around Washington took in dozens of casualties - several badly burned and in critical condition.’
  • 132) ‘It would have hurt Reid badly to criticise his team's performance; here is a manager who loves footballers.’
  • 133) ‘Seven of the Sioux were executed in the ensuing fusillade, and one badly wounded man managed to get away by hiding in the underbrush.’
  • 134) ‘Once or twice he tried to dart inside, but something kept him from doing so, and he only manages to burn himself badly in several places.’
  • 135) ‘After the break, Grange were creating a lot of chances but were guilty of badly missed chances, blazing the ball over the cross bar from six yards on one occasion.’
  • 136) ‘We felt badly about our stock's performance last year.’
  • 137) ‘I wanted him to say that he felt badly, felt horrible.’
  • 138) ‘I felt badly about tying up the room for half an hour, but the volunteer staff said not to worry.’
  • 139) ‘Over the years, I felt badly that I didn't LOOK like the people that adopted me, then I felt badly that I didn't ACT like the people that were my biological parents.’
  • 140) ‘I think this is a good book because it's about two best friends and one has to go so the other one felt badly.’
  • 141) ‘Some even find the knock on the door offensive and insensitive and I’ll be honest, I felt badly for bothering those folks.’
  • 142) ‘I felt badly for him when the rest of us were gulping down the cheese but he did ok.’
  • 143) ‘I felt badly for them having to do so much and having to be homeschooled’
  • 144) ‘The strange thing is that no matter how badly you feel or how guilty at any given moment, time will go on like nothing’s happened.’
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