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    Ashiuhto is offline Senior Member
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    update rapidly

    Which of the following sentences is acceptable?

    1. Nowdays technology is very rapid.
    2. Nowdays technology updates rapidly.
    3. Nowdays technology changes with each passing day.

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    Re: update rapidly

    1 sounds unnatural. Did you mean technological change is very rapid?

    2 also sounds unnatural. Nowadays technology changes rapidly.

    3 is grammatically correct, but "with each passing day" seems a little too florid or poetic for a statement about technology. How about: Nowadays technology changes almost daily.

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    Re: update rapidly

    Note that it's "nowa​days".
    Remember - if you don't use correct capitalisation, punctuation and spacing, anything you write will be incorrect.

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