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    Blast past fast

    It looks that Apple has invented a phrase - "Blast past fast", which sounds extremly cute. But I don't get it well. Does it mean "as fast as lightening"? I failed to get the nuance here. As a headline for the best ever iPhone, Apple must have worked hard to get it. What does it mean to you?


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    iPhone 12

    Blast past fast.5G. A14 Bionic. All‑new design. Ceramic Shield. Edge‑to‑edge OLED display. Night mode on every camera. All in two perfect sizes including the new iPhone 12 mini.
    Source: Apple
    https://www.apple.com/iphone/?cid=ww...na&cp=snk20-tw

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    Re: Blast past fast

    "Quickly get bandwidth that's more than just 'fast'!"
    I am not a teacher.

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    Re: Blast past fast

    To blast past is to pass by very quickly. They're going to pass "fast" so quickly that they "blast past" it.
    Last edited by Rover_KE; 23-Oct-2020 at 22:03. Reason: fixing typo

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    Re: Blast past fast

    "as fast as lightening lightning"

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    Re: Blast past fast

    To blast past means to go by something very quickly.
    The last word, fast, emphasizes it.

    The phrase means to go by something very quickly.

    I would imagine it refers to fast electronic actions;
    like going past what is normally a technological hindrance
    (such as a small amount of RAM or limitations in screen refresh rate).
    Last edited by sofiapwn; 24-Oct-2020 at 11:33. Reason: typo

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    Re: Blast past fast

    Is fast an adjective or adverb there?
    or is it a noun?

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