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The little girl sang beautifully.
The little girl sang beautiful.

We use an adverb, and not an adjective, to qualify a verb.

After verbs such as look, feel, sound, taste, smell use an adjective instead of an adverb: Sugar tastes sweet (not sweetly).

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After we went home for dinner.
Afterwards we went home for dinner.

After is a preposition and we must use it with an ob|ect. Afterwards, then, after that are adverbs of time and we can use them alone.

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Anne said to me, 'You're fool.'
Anne said to me, 'You're a fool.'
Anne said to me, 'You're a foolish.'
Anne said to me, 'You're foolish.'

Fool is a noun, and requires the article when we use it with the verb to be. Foolish is an adjective, and can't be used with the article after the verb to be.

A fool or a foolish person doesn't mean an insane person, but one who acts thoughtlessly. We tend to use silly or stupid instead of foolish in modern usage.

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She doesn't trust and her friends.
She doesn't trust even her friends.

And is a conjunction only, and we can't use it instead of the adverb even.

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Have you weighed the letter?
Have you weighted the letter?

Weight is a noun and we can't use it as a verb. The verb is weigh (without the t).

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