Monday, April 12, 2021

the difference between Fast, quick or quickly? IELTS exam and TOEFL Exam

the difference between Fast, quick or quickly?

📕Fast and quick mean moving with great speed. 
Fast is both an adjective and an adverb. Quick is an
adjective and the adverb form is quickly.


📘It was a fast train.(adjective)
📕You walk very fast! (adverb)

📘We need to have a quick chat before the meeting.(adjective).

📕We should do it as quickly as possible. (adverb)

✅We usually use quick to refer to something happening in a short time, or a shorter than expected time:

✅ We stopped for a quick snack.

✅ I just need a quick answer.
❌ I just need a fast answer.

✅Fast refers to things that happen or go at high speed, e.g. a train, a person running:

✅  She loves fast cars.
❌ She loves quick cars.

📕📘Note the common expression fast food to refer to food such as hamburgers, which are cooked and served in a very short time in restaurants:

✅You shouldn’t eat so much fast food. It’s not good for you.

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