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.