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When you mean "we (a couple) are in a better relationship than ever" by saying "We are better than ever", is "better" the comparative form of "good" or "well"?

In other words, to express that we're in a good relationship, which is correct?

We are good.

We are well.

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According to this link here, "better" is the comparative term for both well and good. However, it is important to note that well is an adverb*, whereas good is an adjective.

Hence, "We are good" is the correct sentence grammatically.

NOTE: Well can also be an adjective, but the meaning is different. "Well" as an adverb is "in a good/satisfactory way", whereas is an adjective when referring to good health.

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