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    Hi,
    I would like to know what is the exact difference between Fast and quick?
    Thank you very much for you help.

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    Re: Fast and quick

    They mean the same, so the differences are collocational; we would, for instance, generally talk about a fast car, but in a race you could say that a car had been quick, which would imply that it had reached a high speed on this occasion rather than always doing it.

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