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    #1

    How fast the car was doing at the time of accident?

    How fast the car was doing at the time of accident?

    How fast is the car doing at the moment?

    How fast are we "doing" or "going"?

    He must have been doing about 70 M/HR at the time of accident.

    How fast are we going at the moment?

    How fast are you driving at the moment?

    We are traveling at the speed of 70 KM/HR.

    Are these sentences correct?

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    #2

    Re: How fast the car was doing at the time of accident?

    The first has a mistake in word order that you should be able to spot.

    We use mph for 'miles per hour' and kph for 'kilometres per hour'. Drop 'the speed of' in the last one.

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    #3

    Re: How fast the car was doing at the time of accident?

    Quote Originally Posted by tufguy View Post
    How fast was the car was doing travelling at the time of the accident?

    How fast is the car doing at the moment?

    How fast are we "doing" or going?

    He must have been doing about 70 M/HR mph at the time of the accident.

    How fast are we going at the moment?

    How fast are you driving at the moment?

    We are traveling at (the speed of) 70 kph. KM/HR.

    Are these sentences correct?
    See above.

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    #4

    Re: How fast the car was doing at the time of accident?

    How fast was the car doing at the time of accident?

    We are traveling at 70 KPH.

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    #5

    Re: How fast the car was doing at the time of accident?

    Quote Originally Posted by teechar View Post
    See above.
    Is "Doing" wrong in this context? But you have approved it in two sentences.
    Last edited by tufguy; 18-Jan-2017 at 09:29.

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    #6

    Re: How fast the car was doing at the time of accident?

    Quote Originally Posted by tufguy View Post
    Is "Doing" wrong in this context?
    I read it in a grammar book.

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    #7

    Re: How fast the car was doing at the time of accident?

    Please give the title and author of the grammar book.

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    Re: How fast the car was doing at the time of accident?

    Quote Originally Posted by Rover_KE View Post
    Please give the title and author of the grammar book.
    Raymond Murphy's grammar book.

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    #9

    Re: How fast the car was doing at the time of accident?

    It is better to say either

    'How fast was the car going?' or

    'What speed was the car doing?'

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    Re: How fast the car was doing at the time of accident?

    Quote Originally Posted by tufguy View Post
    Is "Doing" wrong in this context? But you have approved it in two sentences.
    Yes, sentence #2 is wrong. I missed it. Sentence #5 is OK. Please refer to Rover_KE's post #9.

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