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I had a good shot at the goal.
I had a good shoot at the goal.

Shoot (in football) is the verb. The noun is shot.

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Jill loved money; she was a miser.
Jill loved money; she was miser.

Miser i s a noun, and we can't use it as an adjective. The adjective is miserly: She was miserly.

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The goalkeeper plays very well.
The goalkeeper plays very good.

Good is an adjective only, and we can't use it as an adverb

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There's a pain in my leg.
My leg is paining.

We generally use pain as a noun, and precede it by have or feel.

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It's very hot this summer.
There's much hot this summer.

Hot is an adjective only, and we can't use it as a noun. The noun is heat.

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