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    #1

    fastest/the fastest

    Are both sentences correct?
    1.Peter runs fastest in class.
    2.1.Peter runs the fastest in class.

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    #2

    Re: fastest/the fastest

    Quote Originally Posted by fungyf_hk
    Are both sentences correct?
    1.Peter runs fastest in class.
    2.1.Peter runs the fastest in class.
    They each carry a different meaning:

    1. Peter runs fastest in the classroom.
    2. Peter runs the fastest of all the students in class.

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