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William came late because of an accident.
William came late due to an accident.

Don't use due to as a preposition meaning because of. Due, as an adjective here, is used correctly only when it qualifies some noun: His delay was due to an accident.

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