Following on from this question about "badly" is there a word that means the opposite?
How did the recent Mardi Gras affect tourism in Sydney?
"Positively"? That is really the opposite of "negatively", and doesn't convey quite the right idea.
"Well"? That isn't quite the opposite of badly.
How did your girlfriend take it when you broke off the relationship?
- A. Badly
- B. er?
you should expand on when it [well] doesn't work for you
If I reply to a question with "well", then it sounds like a "filler" rather than an answer.
How did your day go?
Everyone looks at me expectantly ...