误：His English is very well.
正：His English is very good.
误：The dinner smells deliciously.
正：The dinner smells delicious.
1. 表示地点或位置的少数副词，如here, there, upstairs, downstairs, abroad, back等。如：
He asked if anyone was there. 他问那儿是否有人。
Are the children back yet? 孩子们回来了吗?
Neither of them is here. 他们俩都不在这里。
She was abroad all last summer. 她去年整个夏天都在国外。
The office that deals with passports is upstairs. 办护照的办公室在楼上。
If he was downstairs, why didn’t he answer the bell? 他要是在楼下，为何不开门呢?
2. 与介词同形的小品词有也可用作表语，如in, on, off, out, by, away, behind, up, down, over, through, around, round, below, inside, outside 等。如 ：
Make sure the lid is on. 确信要把盖子盖上。
The engagement is off. 婚约取消了。
The taxi is outside. 出租车在外面。
The grocery was below. 杂货店在下面。
The level of unemployment is down. 失业率在下降。
I phoned Sally but she was out. 我给萨莉打电话，可是她不在。
He hid the money when nobody was by. 附近没人时他把钱藏了起来。
By the time we arrived the meeting was over. 我们到达时，会议已结束了。
He was left in charge of the shop while the manager was away. 经理不在时，他负责这个商店。