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    I asked the cab driver to drive fast because he was driving really slowly.

    1) I asked the cab driver to drive fast because he was driving really slowly.

    2) I asked the cab driver to drive faster because he was driving really slowly.

    What should be used here "Fast" or "Faster"? What is the way to know where we have to use "Fast" and where "Faster"?

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    #2

    Re: I asked the cab driver to drive fast because he was driving really slowly.

    I would use faster.
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    Re: I asked the cab driver to drive fast because he was driving really slowly.

    Quote Originally Posted by Tarheel View Post
    I would use faster.
    What is the way to know where we have to use "Fast" and where "Faster" (For other verbs as well)?

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    #4

    Re: I asked the cab driver to drive fast because he was driving really slowly.

    Quote Originally Posted by tufguy View Post
    1) I asked the cab driver to drive fast because he was driving really slowly.

    2) I asked the cab driver to drive faster because he was driving really slowly.

    What should be used here "Fast" or "Faster"? What is the way to know where we have to use "Fast" and where "Faster"?
    You use the comparative (faster, slower,etc) when you want to make comparison, in this case from low speed to high speed.
    I am not a teacher or a native speaker.

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    #5

    Re: I asked the cab driver to drive fast because he was driving really slowly.

    Tufguy, you want the driver to increase the rate of speed (go faster), not drive like a racecar driver (go fast).
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