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    Default Adjective and adverbs

    He has a fast car. He drives fast.
    How would you explain the different ways ‘fast’ is being used in these two sentences in simple terms to a beginner level English speaker?

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    Default Re: Adjective and adverbs

    Hi,

    In #1, it is an adjective (it could have been a red, or small car, for instance).
    In #2, it is an adverb (he could also drive slowly)

    See fast - English-Spanish Dictionary - WordReference.com for details.
    Please be aware that I'm neither a native English speaker nor a teacher.

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    Default Re: Adjective and adverbs

    You could think of it as 2 words, both of which share the same spelling.

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