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    Are you fasting?

    Is it correct to say : Are you fasting? (To someone who doesn't eatfor religous purpuses)

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    Re: Are you fasting?

    Quote Originally Posted by Nathan Mckane View Post
    Is it correct to say : Are you fasting? (To someone who doesn't eatfor religous purpuses)

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    Yes! It is common usage in the US.

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    Re: Are you fasting?

    ...and in the UK.

    Rover

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    Re: Are you fasting?



    Quote Originally Posted by Nathan Mckane View Post
    Is it correct to say : Are you fasting? (To someone who doesisn't eating for religious purpuses reasons)

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    Re: Are you fasting?

    If I am fasting, then why am I slowing down?????

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    Re: Are you fasting?

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    If I am fasting, then why am I slowing down?????
    Because you can't slow up!!

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    Re: Are you fasting?

    Quote Originally Posted by paul.moss View Post
    Because you can't slow up!!
    If you are British you can't slow up, but I think if you are American, you may well be able to do that.

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    Re: Are you fasting?

    And why isn't fastening the same as quickening

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    #9

    Wink Re: Are you fasting?

    Can I say:

    'are you prompting?'
    ' are you speeding?'
    ' are you rapiding?'


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    #10

    Re: Are you fasting?

    Quote Originally Posted by benevolence View Post
    Can I say:

    'are you prompting?'
    ' are you speeding?'
    ' are you rapiding?'

    Well, you can say the first two, but you need to use a dictionary first!

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